Monday, April 3, 2017

March 2017 Update

April kind of snuck up on me. I wasn't prepared to do a net worth post when, today, I noticed I was overdue for one by a couple of days, so pardon how I've thrown this one together. Still, looking at the amount I have now versus what I reported last month leaves me feeling somewhat pleased. So, without further ado, let's delve in. My net worth as of the first of April is...

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

February 2017 Update

Well, it's that time again. Time for another net worth update. If you recall from last month's report, I lost my job. I still do not have a job, but things haven't been that bad. Actually, I may have some good news to report by next month's report. So let's hop right in and see what my net worth is after a little over a month and a half of being unemployed. My net worth as of today is...

Monday, February 6, 2017

January 2017 Update

Well, I was late making this update, but that's because I was busy with something else that I'll explain later. It looks like 2017 is going to be a big departure from the norm that was last year. This post marks the beginning of that change, so without further ado, let's see where I stand and what's in store for the near future. My net worth for January 2017 was...

Sunday, January 1, 2017

December 2016 Update

December has come and gone and, in its wake, put another year in our rearview mirror. December is a month I both dread and love; I love the time off work, spent with family and friends but I hate that it is traditionally a month of higher spending (something I'm trying to curb with some tact). While I don't necessarily predict to save a respectable amount this time of year, I was pleasantly surprised by the outcome. Without further ado, let's get to the matter at hand. Wrapping up the year, my net worth is...

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Reasons to FIRE: Job Experience 2

* WARNING! This series of blog posts is my way of airing grievances I have with my current job, previous bad experiences throughout my career, and horrible bosses and/or coworkers I've had the misfortune of dealing with. These experiences are chief motivating factors for why I want to achieve FIRE. If you don't want to read negative remarks from an adult who has come to despise his work/job, then I am giving you ample warning in this disclaimer to turn back now.

Here is the first post in this series

I know there are a lot of people out there who like their job and some actually love their job. That's great. Good for them. However, I'm not one of those people. I haven't been one of those people in a very long time. There was a time when I enjoyed my work, something I'll touch on in a minute. Unfortunately, I no longer find satisfaction in what I do, which is my main reason for pursuing financial independence. I dream of the day I'm able to walk away from full-time work where someone else dictates what I do in order to earn money.

In this post, I'm going to talk about my current circumstances, which, not long ago, was much better than it is now. Thanks to a new boss, my work environment has become nearly unbearable.

Friday, December 2, 2016

November 2016 Update

It's been a month since my last update and, wow, has it been busy. Lots of things going on in my world lately; good and not-so-good things. But, I'm sorting them out and moving forward. Anyway, that's why I'm a day late posting this update. It also explains why I haven't posted anything since my last financial update. I've simply been too busy elsewhere in life. I guess I should stop beating around the bush and get to it, right? As of now, my net worth is...

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

October 2016 Update

Well, I'm a day late with this month's update. To be honest, I was preoccupied with watching television with my wife. We've developed a routine of watching movies and old series every night starting at 7pm. Also, my work schedule has changed so that I no longer have the luxury of working from home, which means I have to get up earlier to drive to work every day. It also means that it takes me longer to get home, thus lengthening my workday. The combination of these things has left me a bit unmotivated to do anything other than relax when I get home. After all, I call myself Lazy FI Guy for a reason. For me, blogging isn't an activity I consider relaxing, but I've made a commitment to document my progress. So, let's get to it, shall we? My net worth this month is...