The Sunday Best is a collection of articles I’ve curated from the furthest reaches of the internet for your reading pleasure.
Every week, I scan hundreds of headlines, read dozens of posts, and bring you the best of the best to save you time and mental energy.
Financial Independence (FI) is a primary focus, but it’s an awfully broad topic. I tend to approach FI and early retirement from a fatFIRE perspective and through the lens of a physician, so expect to see those biases in the selected articles.
For more great articles, take a peek at The Sunday Best Archives. Now let’s get to the best… The Sunday Best!
Rather than leave Zambia for their native Scotland, the Cutting Through Chaos family chose to take a sabbatical in Granada. No, not the Lesser Antilles island or the Guatemalan city. After a false start in another part of the country, they landed in this Spanish city. A Sabbatical Could Change Your Life; it changed theirs!
You don’t necessarily need to be wealthy to have a rich life, and focusing too much on dollars and cents can lead to a less fulfilling existence. Donovan Sanchez guest posts on The White Coat Investor. On Living a Rich Life.
Does your richest life include 80-hour workweeks? I’m willing to bet it doesn’t. If you’ve got 15 minutes, have a listen to this recent episode of The Physician Philosopher Podcast. How This Physician Quit Their Job, an episode title that only recently became grammatically correct.
Coach Carson has an outstanding podcast discussing all things real estate and financial independence, but this one’s also a blog post, complete with detailed numerical examples. Live-In House Flips: How to Own Your Home Free & Clear in Only 6 Years.
Wealth Noir regularly features people of color who have found success with investing, business, and real estate.
- Building a Real Estate Empire While Juggling Work & A Family: An Interview with Derrick Deese
- Building an out of State Rental Empire While Working a 9-5: An Interview with Arthur P. Johnson, Jr.
I’ve got a bit of a real estate empire going myself, but I’ve focused exclusively on passive investments. My small, medium, and large commitments, along with their up-to-date returns are on display in My Many Real Estate Investments.
Passive Income MD knows a little something about passive real estate investing. His 3 Rules for Using Real Estate Investing to Create Passive Income.
Multifamily projects make up the bulk of my little empire, and one completed deal gave me an IRR of > 50%. Where might you look for a promising multifamily investment? Crowdstreet lists the Top 25 markets for 2021 in The Best Cities for Investing in Multifamily Properties.
- Hint: look for a hyphen — 3 of the top 10, including numero uno, are hyphenated.
J.D. Roth of Get Rich Slowly is moving in the opposite direction of an empire, selling his only home in favor of renting after sinking over $150,000 into his Oregon home and accepting over $50,000 in post-inspection concessions. The fascinating details in We Sold Our House!
Some rules were made to be broken, says Kari Faber with Penny Hoarder. 6 Financial Rules That are Destroying Your Mental Health (And When it’s OK to Break Them).
Is it breaking the rules to stray from VTSAX or a three fund portfolio? Sylvia Jablonski makes a case for focusing on a particular asset class. A Role for Tech ETFs in Your FIRE Investment Plan?
After his 6th bicycle accident in 16 years, form Wall Street columnist Jonathan Clements reflects on his tolerance for risk both on the road and with his investment portfolio. At Humble Dollar, he explains the Life Cycle.
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