June 2020 Update: 41% To Financial Independence

The Free Money Game For Investors

No one is going to give you something for nothing. Even those who earn money passively through real estate, business, and stock market investments needed to put in work at some point. There is no denying how much upfront time, energy, and effort it may take to disconnect the linear relationship most of us share …

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Our First Bear Market: Losing $100,000

Since learning how to be a self-directed investor, my wife and I have been reading heavily on how to react during our first bear market. For all you new investors, a bear market is defined as a 20% drop in the stock market from its all-time highs. Out of all information we consumed from books, …

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Questions To Ask Before You Rollover Your 401(k)

For most people, it is a good idea to rollover your 401(k) elsewhere unless your cost-benefit analysis says otherwise. This is because it often reduces costs and simplifies your investments. As with most important matters, you need to keep in mind a few considerations before making this decision.

Are Physical Therapists Essential In A Global Pandemic?

While fears of COVID-19 heighten, non-essential personnel are being asked to stay home and practice social distancing to flatten the curve. Despite this, the number of cases and deaths are increasing exponentially just showing how contagious and deadly this virus really is. In the midst of all this, one of the conversations stirring among my …

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How I Overcame Career-Related Identity Loss

One of the first things that we ask people we meet is “What do you do for a living?” This question can lead to an awkward silence, especially if you recently lost your job — or worse, your identity. I’m not talking about identity theft either. Career Beginnings Ever since high school, I always wanted …

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My 2020 Healthy Habits for Success

I took this photo at the top of Skaros Rock in the Village of Imerovigli, Santorini. It was an awesome climb!

My wife and I have a lot of big things planned this year. To be successful, I would have to be serious about doing away with some bad habits that have slowed me down in the past: Not sleeping, eating too much junk food, not sticking to my workout program, and spending too much time …

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