Wow I’m surprised how quickly this week went by. It has been absolutely insane at work this week. A number of critical issues were discover by my customers, so all week I’ve been fire fighting all week. This involved having conference calls early in the … Continue Reading
Here in Canada, both Financial Post and The Globe and Mail run similar articles each week where they go through readers’ current financial situation and suggest how they can improve their retirement readiness.
I’ve always enjoyed reading these articles and examine people’s monthly expenses compared … Continue Reading
I was a university student not so long ago. University was an interesting time for me, living on my own, studying and preparing for exams, and learning how to be an independent adult. Nowadays, attending university is not cheap and can cost you anywhere from … Continue Reading
This update is a little bit later than usual as I’ve been under the weather the last few days. 🙁
When I tallied our dividend income in middle of December, I knew we already met our goal of receiving $8,000 of dividend income in 2014.… Continue Reading
I’ll start today’s article with a quote from Dalai Lama.
… Continue Reading
Everybody wants happy life. Sometimes the people – in order to achieve happy life, successful life, entirely relying on external means – money, power or some other things; I think that’s a mistake.
Hello, my name is Bob. I'm from Vancouver Canada. This is a personal finance blog where I chronicle my quest for joyful life and financial independence.
In 2011, my wife and I had a financial epiphany and started our financial independence retire early (FIRE) journey. Since then, we have amassed a dividend portfolio that generates over $2,100 per month.
I wanted to use this blog to demonstrate that it is possible to achieve financial independence as a single income family with two young kids while living in one of the most expensive cities in the world.
Some of the topics I write are: financial independence retire early (FIRE), dividend & index investing, money mindset, save-spend balance, and travels.