The Pyramid to Financial Freedom – Second Tier

I've talked about setting the foundation to financial freedom by getting to know your balance sheet (net worth), cash flow (dollars in/dollars out), and your dreams. Now we're going to move on to an introduction to the second tier, and we'll spend time over the next few weeks working our way through each specific topic. … Continue reading The Pyramid to Financial Freedom – Second Tier

Know Your Cash Flow – Not a Budget

So far this week I've talked about the foundation to financial freedom, and detailed how calculating your net worth is the best starting point. Now I'll talk about pulling together your statement of cash flows. What is a statement of cash flow, you might be wondering? It's a concept companies use to do something simple: … Continue reading Know Your Cash Flow – Not a Budget

Knowing Yourself – Your Balance Sheet – 2016 Financial Report

On Monday I wrote about the financial pyramid, and the importance of knowing yourself as the foundation to financial freedom. Today I'm going to talk a bit more about net worth, and share the outcome of my quarterly net worth process. I wrote a bit about my quarterly net worth process before. To be honest, I'm … Continue reading Knowing Yourself – Your Balance Sheet – 2016 Financial Report

Your Financial Pyramid- The Foundation

I've been thinking a lot about my financial journey - the ups, the downs, the good and the bad - as well as all the different sources of financial information I've read over the years. I wanted to come up with a way to share my journey, and help you on yours, in a clear … Continue reading Your Financial Pyramid- The Foundation

My Financial Journey – 20 Years of Striving toward FI

Welcome to 2017! I hope you had an awesome New Year, like me and many of my fellow PF bloggers did. Given that we're starting a new year, after taking time to reflect on my annual report and I thought I'd kick it off by talking about my 20 year journey toward Financial Independence, or … Continue reading My Financial Journey – 20 Years of Striving toward FI