my journey from negative net worth to financial freedom

Goal setting

Walking into the FIRE

Walking into the FIRE

Allow me to reintroduce myself, I’m BG and I think I’m on FIRE. I didn’t even know what FIRE meant until a couple of weeks ago. I’d been googling “house hacking” to find some podcasts I could listen to while cleaning up my place. I […]

Setting Daily Goals and Learning from Insights

Setting Daily Goals and Learning from Insights

Still chugging along since my last post. I finished Set for Life a couple of weeks ago. The book overall kinda sucked – mostly because of the writing style and writing emphasis. If you are a 20-something, yuppie who’s used to being taken care of by […]

Taking First Steps

Taking First Steps

So, after some thinking, more reading, a little analysis, and research, I’ve settled on an initial (real estate investment) (REI) goal for myself. Yay for first steps! My goal is as follows: in 13 years or less, acquire 25 properties (single family homes and possibly […]

Gaining Real Estate Knowledge

Gaining Real Estate Knowledge

To start this journey, I’m soaking up as much knowledge about REI as I can. First, I had to put myself on a reading schedule (20 pages everyday). Since undergrad and grad school, my attention span for reading has gone way down (ashamed). So, I’m […]

Taking Action: Don’t think….just do

Taking Action: Don’t think….just do

So, I’m starting this journey with trepidation, anxiety, resolve, and excitement. A visionboard I created, is posted in front of me. A diagram I snatched from a Tony Robbins video is posted to my right. In the video, Tony Robbins  makes the case that belief is […]