Wow I can’t believe it’s a week until Christmas. Where did the time go? Mrs. T’s family will arrive in Vancouver tomorrow to officially kick off our Christmas holiday mode. Because Scandinavians celebrate Christmas on the 24th, we’ll be having the Christmas dinner on the … Continue Reading
For the second straight year, Mrs. T and I decided to help out a family in need by providing a Christmas meal for the family and toys for the kids. We both feel this is a small gesture we can do to help out people … Continue Reading
As widely anticipated, Finance Minister Bill Moreau announced that the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution limit for 2016 will be reduced to $5,500. This is in line of what the Liberals had stated during their election campaign. There has been a lot of … Continue Reading
I used to rock climb in the great outdoor city of Squamish frequently. Rock climbing was my way to spend time outside, challenge myself physically and mentally, hang out with friends, and have a good time. Interestingly, rock climbing has taught me quite a few … 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.