I have been reading “Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits” by Philip A. Fisher. This book is considered as one of the must read investment books and Warren Buffett has recommended it. In the book Fisher talked about the fifteen points to look for in a … Continue Reading
Between signing all the property related legal documents, packing, moving, unpacking, and planning a birthday party for Baby T, October flew by quickly. November will be a busy month for me due to all the work trips. I will be traveling to Europe, California, and … Continue Reading
If you have been following the stock markets, you know the markets have taken a beating over the few weeks. Due to the dip, the value of our dividend portfolio has taken a HUGE hit. I’m not too worried though. We are not going to … Continue Reading
It’s October, that means there are only 3 more months to go before we wrap up 2014. For our household, October also means that Baby T will turn one year old! It’s hard to believe that I have been a dad for almost a year. … Continue Reading
Wow I’m absolutely exhausted!
Work has been a little insane for the past two weeks. My manager is away on vacation so I’ve been managing his projects for him. At the same time, I’m also managing my own sets of projects. Looking after multiple projects … Continue Reading
I’ll start the blog post with a quote from one of the smartest men that ever lived.
“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it … he who doesn’t … pays it.” – Albert Einstein.
If you have … Continue Reading
It’s September already and that means fall is just around the corner. It has been a pretty good summer here in West Coast of Canada. Lots of sunshine and hot weather. We also had a few spectacular thunderstorms. It’s beginning of the month and that … 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.