Get Rich by Not Playing Video Games

Get Rich by NOT Playing Video Games

Every era has problems that undermines people’s quality of life. The ancient era was plagued with violence before states were strong enough instill order and reduce crime via the police. The medieval era was rife with plagues and disease as populations grew faster than medical…

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Fear and Entrepreneurship

Fear & Entrepreneurship

TLDR: People have many fears starting a business, especially regarding money, time, difficulty and the competition. Many of these are overblown. “Be your own boss.” “Work for yourself.” “Do work that makes you happy, on your own hours.” If there is a dream in America…

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Started a Business

I Started a Business

Big changes have been afoot in the land of FIRE: I started a business! It’s been a hectic few weeks working on it in addition to my day job and other life activities, but I would like to take time today to share four lessons…

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Stock market losses

Saving Yourself From a Bad Trade

With the stock market looking weaker by the day, and omens of recession coming from every corner of the media, its time to take a look at what to do if you get caught in a bad trade. No one wants to be stuck in…

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Donation box

Getting Rich through Donating

I’m writing this blog post while doing my taxes. Or let’s be real, while procrastinating from doing my taxes! An idea came to mind while accounting for all of the things my last disaster of a tenant left behind when I evicted her. (For all…

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Hair Trimming

The $109,000 Hair Cut

I’m a little unusual for a guy.  Rather than go to a walk-in barbershop and getting assigned a random barber to cut my hair, I’ve seen the same barber/stylist for the last 30 years. My dad brought me in to see her when I was…

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Furniture refinishing

Getting Rich Refinishing Furniture

A key part of getting ahead is never resting on your laurels.  Now that the bathroom is done its time that I start focusing on improving myself by picking up another skill – preferably one that actually makes me money.  As it just so happens,…

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Victory

Bathroom Remodeling – Complete!

Its been a while since I last wrote anything about the bathroom remodel, but I can happily report that it is finally finished. We completed building the walls, mudding the corners, and putting in the vinyl plank flooring about a month ago, which was quickly…

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The Creator of the Sun and Moon

Even God Agrees: You Should Retire Early

That’s right, I said it: Even God thinks that you should retire early.  I know what you’re thinking: “Man, I just wanted to learn about early retirement. Why did you need to bring religion into this? We were getting along so well.”  I’m sorry, but…

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