Marie Kondo's "Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" invites us to ask a simple question of our possessions: "Does this spark joy?". Understanding if something sparks joy can take patience and practice - and has taken me years (so far).
Without realizing it, I had slowly become more judgemental of others. This was negatively impacting my relationships without me even realizing it. This is how I realized this was a problem and started action to do better.
The strategy I use to invest $1 million dollars is the same one I would recommend to others. Depending on your age the numbers will be slightly different, but you can use the formula in this post to find out what allocation I would recommend.
Blogging about investing hits on very personal numbers that are sometimes considered taboo to discuss. I went back and forth on whether to be anonymous for this blog before eventually opting to blog as myself.
Yesterday I published An Interactive Guide to Early Retirement and Financial Independence. This post took a long time to write - 6 weeks all told. In this post, I'll dive into why I went this route for this guide.