Browsing Archive October, 2015
The Real Estate Industry Insurgency
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The Real Estate Industry Insurgency

    Most great businesses solve a big problem. SoloPro began the day I decided to break into my own house. Well, it technically wasn’t my house (yet) and the vacant house’s back door was easily opened (it is now much more secured). But as an experienced home buyer I knew that using a buyer’s agent ...

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Surviving An Involuntary Separation
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Surviving An Involuntary Separation

      In the Fall of 2010, my Navy career was finally blooming. My promotion was in the pipeline, I had received new orders, and had managed to save up a modest nest egg. I enjoyed my job and was excited for deployment. One day while running (not long after a successful PFT), I ...

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Getting Older In Early Retirement
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Getting Older In Early Retirement

  A reader writes: I'm 42 years old and I won't be able to retire for five more years. I see that you surf. I do Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and I love it. I'm interested in how your body and health are holding up. Can you still surf reasonably well? How do you feel? The context is that I want to retire early and ...

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Do You Need A Digit Account?
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Do You Need A Digit Account?

  When you're starting your career, it takes a while to get your money into autopilot for financial independence. You'll track your expenses and build a budget, and you'll save and invest while you pay down your debt. You'll set up your deductions to your Roth Thrift Savings Plan and your Roth IRA. After a few ...

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