Category Archives: Our Story

Year By Year Portfolio Stats

First, let me tell you why I am posting this.  When I am reading other sites, it helps me see how they did it with real numbers.  It triggers something inside me and it just makes it more real or … Continue reading

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I Wish I Would Have Bought……

Have you ever wondered how much a stock would be worth today if you had bought some in the past?  You can now with this easy tool, Stock Chocker.  Man, I love the Internet! It has data that goes back to 1/2/1970, if … Continue reading

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Our $1,182,742.41 Mistake

Yep, that’s not a typo or misplaced comma. That is how much we would have as of 1/1/2017 if we would have invested the $200,000 gain from the sale of our house when we sold in December 2005. I definitely … Continue reading

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Why FI?

Freedom. Security. Choices. Fun.  Those are all words that describe Financial Independence to us. Wouldn’t it be great to have the freedom to choose fun, important work and know that you have the security of a regular income stream?  Now … Continue reading

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