An ice-cold replace

Ah, life. It is humorous typically, is not it? On Thursday, I started writing an article in regards to the distinction between private finance in Mexico vs. america. You see, final week I spent a number of days in Mexico with a good friend (who additionally occurs to be my accountant). I had deliberate to […]

July Replace//Attaining Our Objectives and Managing Our Fears – Eat The Monetary Elephant

After a number of months of flirting with it, we lastly crossed the road of getting investments exceed 20X our present annual spending. This was our unique aim. We achieved it three months after our unique goal monetary independence day. Our preliminary response was pleasure and pleasure. Then we began pondering a bit about what […]

Visitor Submit at “Can I Retire But?”//Utilizing Your Dwelling to Retire Earlier – Eat The Monetary Elephant

About three years in the past, within the third put up ever printed on this web site, I thanked six bloggers who perpetually modified my life by shifting my mindset and offering monetary training that set me on the trail to monetary independence and early retirement. Immediately, I’m excited to share a visitor put up […]

August Replace// Mixing The Math and Emotion Of Retirement Planning – Eat The Monetary Elephant

Persevering with Upward Our chart took one other small tick upward this month. Funding values rose .91%. Bills had been very constant as we spent $30 lower than we did final August. Add it up and our property as a a number of of annual spending improved from 20.2X to twenty.6X. As projected earlier within […]

September Replace//The Transition To Our F.I.R.E. Plan – Eat The Monetary Elephant

Our numbers once more are trying excellent. Our belongings as a a number of of our bills jumped from 20.6x to 21.4x in simply the previous month. On the asset aspect, we’re up 1.8% for the month, as a consequence of a number of components. We proceed to see robust performances from most asset lessons […]

Our Plan for Well being Insurance coverage in Early Retirement – Eat The Monetary Elephant

Wow, it’s getting actual. I’ve lower than 30 days of full time work left earlier than coming into the subsequent section of our early retirement plan! The final sentiment in our home is one among pleasure. Nonetheless, I might be mendacity if I mentioned that there have been additionally not moments of concern and doubt. […]

October Replace// Coming into The House Stretch! – Eat The Monetary Elephant

We’re not going to spend a lot time on the numbers. The graph speaks for itself. Issues proceed to look good, with property as a a number of of our annual spending up from 21.39 to 21.90 over the previous month. The Ultimate Month of Work As very long time readers know, I give up […]

The place Do I Go From Right here?// Beginning a New Chapter In Early Retirement – Eat The Monetary Elephant

I began Eat the Monetary Elephant in Could of 2014 to doc my household’s journey to monetary independence and retiring early (FIRE). It was meant to be a approach to maintain ourselves accountable whereas presumably inspiring others on their very own journey. Now that we’ve reached our unique purpose, I’ve been spending plenty of time […]

The First Month Of Early Retirement – Eat The Monetary Elephant

Earlier than we get to the title of this text, let’s dive into the numbers and check out the place we’re as we begin into this subsequent part of life. The graph continues to look very spectacular with asset values reaching 23.9x our annual spending. Admittedly, a part of this is because of an uncontrolled […]

“Dirtbag Millionaires” – Eat The Monetary Elephant

All through our grownup lives, we’ve floated forwards and backwards weekly between two parallel universes. The “Dirtbags” We’re very lively in quite a few out of doors actions. Each weekend we’d head out into our circle of mates concerned in these actions. Most individuals we all know are weekend warriors like ourselves. Nevertheless, there are […]