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What I Learned Thinking I Was Going to Die

A few weeks ago, FIRECracker wrote about a potential health scare involving me, and I thought I’d give you all an update on what’s going on. This whole thing started, as most bad things start, at a bar. A buddy of mine met up with us, and he’s been in and out of hospitals lately due to complications following an accident. He’s recovering nicely, but the point is he’s had a lot of doctors poking at him lately, and one of the conditions they tested him on was a thing called Marfan’s Syndrome. This is a genetic condition (though it […]

Financial Independence for the Military

Fun Fact: For some reason we actually have a fairly sizeable readership on this weird little blog from the Military. Specifically, the US Military. I have a sneaking suspicion that the fact we have “Revolution” in the title, there’s a lot of red on this site, and our site’s logo is a raised fist might have inadvertently put us on some CIA database. That…would not be so good. But hey, free traffic is free traffic! Financial Independence is a topic that we approach mostly from a civilian perspective (since that’s what we’re most familiar with) but over time and talking to our military […]

Investment Workshop 16: Withdrawing From Your Portfolio Part 2

Hello again and welcome back to the Millennial Revolution Investment Workshop! New readers, please click here to start from the beginning. So after the enthusiastic reaction to our last post about Withdrawing from our portfolio, I thought I might tackle a few of the follow-up questions we got from that, both from comments and over email. How does your Yield change as the stock market fluctuates? Generally, when you make a purchase your yield, as a dollar amount, becomes fixed. For example, if you buy a bond or a preferred share yielding $5 a unit, and your purchase price per unit […]

Investment Workshop 15: Withdrawing From Your Portfolio

Hello again and welcome back to the Millennial Revolution Investment Workshop! New readers, please click here to start from the beginning. First of all, I just wanted to say how grateful we both are for the outpouring of support and well-wishing we got from the last article. Our readers mean so much to us and its nice to know that the we mean so much to them. That being said, we don’t actually know if anything is wrong yet, so no need to freak out just yet. When we know more, we’ll let you know as well. And on that […]

Investment Workshop 14: The Trump Effect

Hello again and welcome back to the Millennial Revolution Investment Workshop! New readers, please click here to start from the beginning. Well, hasn’t this been an interesting week. So…what’s in the news lately? Yeesh. What ISN’T? Well, President Trump may be a lot of things, but nobody could ever accuse him of being lazy. I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve just been buried in news article after news article dissecting and analyzing every next executive order that comes out, and all the pundits and commentators trying to figure out whether this will help America, or hurt America or […]

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