My main goal* was to build an investment and cash portfolio of $1,120,000* in 1500 days**, starting from 1/1/2013 and ending in February of 2017. I made my goal last year and my 1500 Days are over, but in the interest of openness, I’ll continue to share my numbers.
It’s All About The Tribe
I’ve been enjoying life lately. Here is how a recent weekend went down:
Friday: I went to Denver to take care of some business. After that was done, I met my good friend Evan (formerly known here on the blog as Denver E) for tacos and beer. Evan isn’t quite 40, but has already been retired for over a year. He’s a top notch guy and I’m happy whenever I get to hang out with him.
Saturday (morning): Mrs. 1500 got her dream job as a result of the blog (full story here). She doesn’t have to work, but does because she likes her job so much. (Side-note: If you can find something that you enjoy, gives your life meaning and pays you, you’re in a good spot.)
Mrs. 1500’s boss (Josh) is one of those unicorn type of people who you rarely cross paths with. He’s a smart, thoughtful leader who put in years of hard work to build a successful business. I’m thankful that I get to shoot the shit with him every once in a while.
On this day, our families hung out together. Josh and I talked about all kinds of stuff that greatly excites me, but I rarely get to bring up in normal company (autonomous cars, Chinese startups, meditation, etc.). And we also got to hang out with alpacas:
Saturday (afternoon): I went to MMM HQ to meet a new friend who happens to be a Rails wizard (Rails is the technology that I’m using to build