Basic Asset Allocation and Risk Tolerance (cont’d) – My Road To Financial Independence Series

This  post  completes the discussion of risk tolerance and is the 3rd post in a multi-post series walking through all the key financial decisions that led to financial independence in our 30’s. Make sure you read them in order as each post builds on the last.  Don’t Fight Your Emotional Self – Find Coping Mechanisms Based upon my tolerance for volatility in poker and my strong belief in Stocks for the Long Run, I was ready to start our investment portfolio

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Basic Asset Allocation and Risk Tolerance – My Road To Financial Independence Series

This is the 2nd post in a multi-post series walking through all the key financial decisions that led to financial independence in our 30’s along with a few mistakes along the way! Make sure you read them in order as each post builds on the last. As discussed in the first post, I spent a substantial part of my 2nd year medical residency working out my fundamental investment belief system before investing a single dollar. I poured over financially blog

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Understanding Stock Market Risk – My Road to Financial Independence Series

  Life has been a bit of a whirlwind recently. As I mentioned previously, our family had our 3rd child in November which coincidentally was the time of my last post! I failed to mention we also moved into a new house and then had plenty of family and friends visiting as well. We knew this was going to be our last child, so I have really tried to take as much quality time with our little boy as possible

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Financial Independence/ FIRE (financially independent retire early)

  A few readers have had the question of what does financial independence actually mean and how do you know if you can retire early. We are out camping with the kids and enjoying the beautiful BC and Alberta scenario for a few weeks. I can’t really do any calculation specific posts due to time constraints, so I thought I would do a quick post to cover the FIRE topic. FIRE/ financial independence typically implies you have enough income producing

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