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3 Years of Blogging – 360,000 Pageviews – $8,000 in Revenue – And More…

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Reading Time: 11 minutesIt’s really hard to believe that it has been 3 years since I committed myself to this blog. I started out writing these reflective posts at every 6-month milestone, but it has now morphed into a yearly update since my last update was the blogs 2 year anniversary. My long-time readers know by now that I tend to view most things …

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My Interview With Adam Chudy – Some New Tidbits About GYFG

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Reading Time: 9 minutesI have done numerous interviews and blog posts across the personal finance blogosphere and after enough time passes I like to share those pieces with you here on this blog. I hope you enjoy the interview below and learn a few things you didn’t know about GYFG. This interview was originally published on Adam Chudy’s blog. Please enjoy! What’s your …

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August 2017 – Detailed Financial Report #32 – Net Worth $609,546 | Income $26,670

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Reading Time: 9 minutesGYFG here checking in for the August monthly financial report. If you have been reading these reports for a while you will notice that I have the same intro month after month. I do this for two reasons; a) for the newbies to the site (which make up about 50% of the site’s traffic), and b) to remind everyone what …

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[Guest Post] Interview with Physician on Fire

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Reading Time: 9 minutesToday we have a fascinating guest taking over the blog to tell us a bit about his freedom fighting journey. He’s the first doctor we have showecased on the blog, and has already become financially independent (with a net worth around $3M), and work has therefore become optional. He hasn’t pulled the plug on the day job just yet, but …

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[Guest Post] Key Tips On How To Build Financial Wealth For More Money To Retire On

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Reading Time: 4 minutesMost people don’t want to work forever. At some point in their lives, they hope to retire – or at least have the option to retire. Unfortunately, there are too many people who think that they’ll never accumulate the wealth that they need to retire. Others get wrapped up in gambling or other get-rich-quick schemes, hoping to skip the years …

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Taxes & Income – What If My Wife Stopped Working?

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Reading Time: 4 minutesThe GYFG household has been in a fortunate situation in that we have been able to live the DINK (dual income no kids) lifestyle. This has had a huge impact on our ability to generate a high income, leading to a high savings rate, and thus a larger net worth faster than we otherwise would have. Seriously, it’s a huge …

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July 2017 – Detailed Financial Report #31 – Net Worth $600,108 | Income $46,442

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Reading Time: 8 minutesGYFG here checking in for the July monthly financial report. If you have been reading these reports for a while you will notice that I have the same intro month after month. I do this for two reasons; a) for the newbies to the site (which make up about 50% of the site’s traffic), and b) to remind everyone what …

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[Guest Post] Take it to the Bank: The Best Checking Accounts in 2017

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Reading Time: 4 minutesOver the last decade or so, the banking industry has grappled with all-time low interest rates, a languid economy and tough regulations. Against this backdrop, the going has been tough for most banks. However, banks are now getting proactive and reshaping their financial priorities to enhance their performance. In a nutshell, they are looking to make things “better and “safer” …

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PeerStreet – $0 to $77,089.49 in 5 Months

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Reading Time: 4 minutesI wrote about PeerStreet for the first time back in March of 2017 after I had been invited to visit their HQ and interview their founders. Since then I have aggressively grown my investment accounts with them in a little less than 5 months. I want to take a deeper dive into the platform and the investments I’m holding in …