I’ve mentioned our “Monster Vacation Fund” in a previous post. It’s a catchy name for our vacation fund that has the extra benefit of keeping me motivated to make at least 1 healthy decision each day.
A little over a year ago I learned about the Rules of 752 and 173 from a Coach Carson blog post.
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I have already posted about how I let my Vanguard IRA sit as “A Minor” for an extra 10 years. Once I finally got smart and took full ownership of the account (to make it easier for me to add funds), I pulled the money out of the Vanguard 2045 Target Retirement fund and bought…. STOCKS. My confession: … Read More
Time to take a closer look at our Net Worth. Posting our net worth is a little bit scary, but I want to be transparent and accountable (at least to myself) and I want to document the journey to $1,000,000. Posting and tracking our net worth is a part of achieving financial independence and gaining the stress relief that (hopefully) … Read More
We already covered that our retirement “magic number” is $3,600,000; our “Armageddon Retirement Goal”. To get to that figure, we need to maximize my 401k and both of our Roth IRAs for 26 years… That’s a tall order considering we have only done two of those things in the same year ONCE, and never all three things. Can we really … Read More