I have been investing in stocks since I was 19 years old. I am not the next Warren Buffet when it comes to stock returns, but over the span of 15 years I have learned a few things on mutual fund/index ETF/stock selections. Here are … Continue Reading
Last week I wrote about some weird things I think about before purchasing something. A few readers pointed out that calculating cost per unit on food items might not be all that practical…
I agree yet I disagree at the same time.
Ever heard of … Continue Reading
I was raised by frugal parents, therefore, frugality has been ingrained in my brain. Being frugal does not mean I don’t buy anything… ever. Rather, it simply means that when it comes to purchasing something, I question myself many many times before making the purchase. … Continue Reading
Summer is finally here in Vancouver! It’s certainly nice to see nothing but sun in the weather forecast for an extended period of time. That is way better than the rainy season we get in Vancouver for the rest of the year. Have you heard … 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.