Baby T is no stranger to overseas travels, having made the trip to Denmark and back when he was 7 weeks old and again when he was 20 months old. Wanting to take advantage of the infant 10% flight fare, Mrs. T and I decided … Continue Reading
Thank you for dropping by. It’s that time of the month where I share my favourite post of the month – our monthly dividend income. The reason for loving dividends so much is because once we own shares of these dividend paying businesses, we get … Continue Reading
Watch out Japan! Team Tawcan is heading you way in a few days. Although I’ve been to Japan numerous times, this will be Mrs. T and Baby T’s first time in Japan. We are very excited about spending time in this beautiful country exploring the … Continue Reading
The only realistic way to achieve financial independence is to spend less money than you earn and invest the difference. Eventually the investment amount will be large enough to sustain your expenses. This is why we are always looking for ways to save money in … Continue Reading
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.