At the start of this blog, we were driven by our goal of FIRE, the ultimate nirvana to reach. A lot has changed ever since. What we track still stays the same. Do you spot the flaw?
Right now, I enjoy the green green grass on my option trading prairie… The results YTD just blow me away. I have never imagined making this kind of money from options. I do know that I need to keep my feet on the ground. Bad times will come. Hence, I work on my risk management … More Passive Income for April 2016 – 16,37pct
Focus is good. You can direct all your energy and attention to the one thing that matters. Everything else is secondary. Could that be bad?
Each month, I track my passive income. And this month is extra special as I start to track my option experiments that I launched in February and March.
While life happens, your portfolio builds up. Having a look at this pile of assets from time to time does not hurt. Being a spreadsheet nerd, I can now easily follow all of this via custom build tool. So, let’s see where we are…
For almost 2 years now, I have been using the Amber index to track our progress towards FI. With this index, I can keep my numbers private while still discussing our progress. With the extra experience and insights we have now, it is time to update the index.
As a family, we are far away from FI. The current official retirement age in Belgium is 67. That translates for me into 2043. Every year that I can be free before that is a win! So, what is the current guesstimate?
A budget need to be as simple as possible, not simple. … More Layered budget – it works for us!
Life can be more complex that 25 times your annual expenses … More No more FI for me!
What can options mean to your dividend yield? No that 2016 is over, I can give a real life example of what it means to my yield. … More Yield booster from options – case study