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by _bb_
Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Money Questions
Topic: Investments Trade Log
Replies: 1529
Views: 271374

Re: Investments Trade Log

Bought BTI @ 36.18
by _bb_
Sat Jun 01, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: _bb_ Journal
Replies: 13
Views: 2333

Re: _bb_ Journal

May Recap: Fixed Expenses: $ 1,588.18 Variable Expenses: $ 571.28 Total Expenses: $ 2159.46 Wage Income: $ 6,812.66 Investment Income: $ 0 Rental Property Income: $ 0 May Savings Rate: 68% Reflection & Analysis I improved my variable spending when compared to the previous couple of months, however ...
by _bb_
Fri May 03, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: _bb_ Journal
Replies: 13
Views: 2333

Re: _bb_ Journal

March & April Recap: March: Fixed Expenses: $ 798.17 Variable Expenses: $ 1,440.92 Total Expenses: $ 2,239.09 Wage Income: $ 6,381.73 Investment Income: $ 0 Rental Property Income: $ 0 March Savings Rate: 64.91% April: Fixed Expenses: $ 1,588.57 Variable Expenses: $ 1,444.48 Total Expenses: $ 3,033...
by _bb_
Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: _bb_ Journal
Replies: 13
Views: 2333

Re: _bb_ Journal

February Recap: Fixed Monthly Expenses: $ 798.50 (see Analysis) Variable Monthly Expenses: $ 1384.45 Total December Expenditures: $ 2182.95 Wage Income: $ 6570.92 Investment Income: $ 0 Rental Property Income: $ 0 Savings Rate: 66.78% Assessment & Analysis: The drastic reduction in my Fixed Expense...
by _bb_
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: ChickenCoop's Scraps
Replies: 21
Views: 3399

Re: ChickenCoop's Scraps

Awesome start to your Journal!

What kind of Investment property do you own - commercial or residential? Does it generate cash flow you can count in your Income statement?
by _bb_
Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Resources & Recommended Reading
Topic: Keeping Some of the Lights On: Redefining Energy Security
Replies: 32
Views: 4394

Re: Keeping Some of the Lights On: Redefining Energy Security

there's literally heaps of this stuff we can relearn Once you start to look it really is amazing how much of the simple knowledge we've forgotten under the umbrella of progress. I think that the writers at Low-Tech capture and articulate the concept very well. Personally, I find it exciting to lear...
by _bb_
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Resources & Recommended Reading
Topic: Keeping Some of the Lights On: Redefining Energy Security
Replies: 32
Views: 4394

Keeping Some of the Lights On: Redefining Energy Security

Article from Low-Tech Magazine: https://www.lowtechmagazine.com/2018/12/keeping-some-of-the-lights-on-redefining-energy-security.html I've seen a few posts related to posts from Low-Tech Magazine. I thought I'd share one I found interesting. Two excerpts from the article that stood out to me: "What ...
by _bb_
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: _bb_ Journal
Replies: 13
Views: 2333

Re: _bb_ Journal

@ Bankai - a move is definitely in the works, although I think we will slow down the timeline to make sure it's not something that's rushed out of excitement. What I would like to do is eliminate my student loans, which will take roughly 11 months - save a bit more so my wife and I have around 100K ...
by _bb_
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: _bb_ Journal
Replies: 13
Views: 2333

Re: _bb_ Journal

January Recap: Fixed Monthly Expenses: $ 1,741.77 Variable Monthly Expenses: $ 585.56 Total December Expenditures: $ 2,326.33 Wage Income(*): $ 4311.95 Investment Income: $ 0 Rental Property Income: $ 0 Savings Rate: 46.04% Assessment & Analysis: Still on track! Working on lowering the variable mon...
by _bb_
Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: _bb_ Journal
Replies: 13
Views: 2333

Re: _bb_ Journal

December Recap: Fixed Monthly Expenses: $1,741.77 Variable Monthly Expenses: $840.61 Total December Expenditures: $ 2,582.38 Wage Income(*): $ 3,417.83 Investment Income: $ 0 Rental Property Income: $ 0 Cash Flow Analysis: Student Loans: 24.19 % Cost of Living: 51.36 % Savings Account: 24.45 % Asse...
by _bb_
Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: Life as a Somervillain
Replies: 41
Views: 4431

Re: Life as a Somervillain

Excellent read! I left Boston at the beginning of the fall - I miss walking around the city. I'll always have very fond memories of my time there, not to mention the friends gained! Congratulations on the new job, hopefully you find it refreshing and challenging. What kind of coding are you doing? D...
by _bb_
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: _bb_ Journal
Replies: 13
Views: 2333

Re: _bb_ Journal

November Recap: Fixed Monthly Expenses: $1,722.30 Variable Monthly Expenses: $1,809.15 Total November Expenditures: $ 3,531.45 Wage Income(*): $ 4,738.12 Investment Income: $ 0 Rental Property Income: $ 0 * I work a commissioned based job, so the monthly reported income will vary. Cash Flow Analysi...
by _bb_
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: ERE Journals
Topic: _bb_ Journal
Replies: 13
Views: 2333

_bb_ Journal

Hello, friends! This is the start of my journey towards FI - I still have a lot of thinking (and acting) to do regarding optimizing expenses and figuring out the numbers required to reach my own personal FIRE situation. Background & Current Expenses: My wife (27) and I (26) currently live in a very ...
by _bb_
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello, Everyone!
Replies: 2
Views: 660

Hello, Everyone!

Hello out there! I finished my first read through of Jacob's book and have begun exploring the forums. As many of you have probably already experienced, I found myself "discovering" a lot of the methods independently, what I lacked was a coherent strategy bringing all of the pieces together. The fir...