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I spent the past weekend in Toronto, attending Canadian Personal Finance Conference 2016 (CPFC16) with a bunch of personal finance nerds err experts. Although I have been blogging anonymously for roughly two and half years, I have never met up with anyone in the personal … Continue Reading
The US Thanksgiving is around the corner. Many people associate Thanksgiving with crazy sales because of Black Friday. During this time, stores lower their prices to entice people to spend money and buy things. Every year we hear people getting hurt or even sale-induced-riots on … Continue Reading
I typically like to write an article with a specific theme. This article is an exception. Lately my mind seems to be going 300 km/hr. I can’t pinpoint the exact root cause, it’s probably due a combination of many things, like work, gloomy rainy Vancouver … Continue Reading
November is upon us which typically means A LOT of rain here in Vancouver Canada. We have had a few rainfall warnings already (like +80 mm per day) and looks like there are a lot more raining days ahead. I do love raining days though … Continue Reading
A few nights ago Mrs. T and I sat down and watched Leonardo DiCaprio’s new documentary called Before the Flood. The documentary captures a three-year personal journey alongside Academy Award-winning actor and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio as he interviews individuals from every facet … 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.