Early Retirement Extreme by Jacob Lund Fisker

Early Retirement Extreme: A Philosophical and Practical Guide to Financial Independence by Jacob Lund Fisker My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is book is not like any of the other “retire early in 10 easy steps” books…it is a full-blown life plan for making it happen, and not for those who aren’t willing or […]

Your Best Investment

The financial markets work in ridiculous ways. It’s impossible to predict what is going to happen in the markets, and I think that age-old wisdom to “buy and hold” is completely ineffective in today’s economy. I wholeheartedly think that investing in the traditional equities market is a sucker’s game, and I’ve put my money where […]

A New Model for Successful Investing

Update to this post: I wrote this post many years ago (in 2009), when most of my assets were held in short term CD’s (earning 2% a year!). In 2010 my approach change, and I re-invested back in the market over the course of a year, using ultra-low cost index funds, with about 90% invested […]

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