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How to Invest When the World is on Fire

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The Wanderer retired from his engineering job at a major Silicon Valley semiconductor company at the age of 33. He now travels the world, seeking out knowledge from other wealthy people, so that he can teach people how to become Financially Independent themselves.
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Has the news been freaking you out lately? Has the war in Ukraine been making you seriously question your portfolio choices? Have you been thinking of pumping the brakes on investing, or moving everything to cash? You are not alone. I’m not sure how this happened, but our inbox has become an interesting sample of broad investing sentiment. When times are going great, our inbox fills up with emails asking “Stocks are too expensive, what do I do?” When times are going not so great, our inbox fills up with emails asking “Stocks are falling! What should I do?” These […]

Investing During High Inflation

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So how’s everyone’s 2022 been so far? It’s only been a month or so into the new year, and already some pretty momentous things have already happened. At the beginning of the year, there was quite a bit of news to feel crappy about. A new COVID variant of unknown transmissibility and deadliness was rampaging around the world. A push for boosters renewed the mad scramble for vaccines that we thought were a distant memory. And multiple cities (including ours) had re-implemented lockdowns. What a difference a month makes. Now, multiple governments all around the world (including up here in […]

Our 2021 Portfolio

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What a year 2021 has been. A new US president. An attempted coup in Washington. The development of a miraculously effective vaccine in record time and the start of the largest global inoculation campaign in history, only to be derailed by a new super infectious variant just as the end of the pandemic looked to be in sight. To say it was all a bit head-spinning would be a massive understatement. Let’s take a look at how all this news has affected our investments. Rising Economies Lift All Portfolios Even though all we can think about right now when it […]

Is This the end of the Backdoor Roth IRA?

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American tax planning has always been a confusing mess. On top of typical retirement savings vehicles like a 401(k) plan, you also have IRAs, Roth IRAs, Roth 401(k)’s, and all the different rules and regulations that govern how they all interact with each other. Fortunately for the FIRE community, you have nerdy bloggers like us, Mad Fientist, and GoCurryCracker who actually enjoy unwinding all the confusing rules and figuring out strategies that allow us to use these accounts to save taxes and, more importantly, be able to access that money in order to fund our living expenses in early retirement. […]

The Return of Dividends

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There’s been a lot of news in the finance world lately. As the pandemic’s effect on the economy continues to ease, governments all over the world are gradually pulling back the economic measures that were put in place to prevent the economy from completely collapsing. A few months ago, both Canada and the US ended their pandemic unemployment benefits that financially supported people who were thrown out of work. Then, central banks announced that they would slow or eliminate their Quantitative Easing programs, essentially stopping the printing of money so that inflation can be brought under control. And now, one […]

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