Monthly Archives: May 2016

Early Retirement Plan – Tier 2 – Resource Development

                                      “what’s in your tool chest?” Last week, we shared our early retirement withdrawal strategy  and addressed the big picture in terms of “where will the money come from?” Our early retirement plan also encompasses two additional tiers; resource development … Continue reading

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The Church of FI – The Wealthy Accountant

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Money Profiles at Work

In a time when most employees eat at their desks, we have a nice little group that eats lunch together in the break room. It is a small group with only six of us on a regular basis. Over the … Continue reading

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Early Retirement Plan – Tier 1 – Withdrawal Strategy

Image Source The Jolly Ledger has a multi-tiered early retirement plan comprising of a withdrawal strategy, resource development, and health. Once we FIRE, we will stagger our passive income to utilize U.S tax and IRS laws to our advantage. But … Continue reading

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The Kid’s Ledger – What your kid wants more than anything in the world

“Nope, it’s not your time.” Image Source One brisk and windy Saturday morning, the family and I decided to walk to the breakfast place that is near our house. I got my usual, eggs and bacon; Mr. TJL got a … Continue reading

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Addendum to Church of FI

Hi folks! I just added 1500 days and Dividends Down Under to the post published on May 13, 2016. They have published their net worth and/ or expenses for April. Find the article under featured links through the Church of … Continue reading

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Workplace Annoyances #1

Image Source My workplace used to supply the break room with paper plates, bowls, cutlery, and cups. Due to low stock and commodity prices, we are in prime cost cutting territory. This year we have seen lay-offs (thankfully I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Costco – A Year in Review

In order to execute an accelerated FI plan, the Jolly Ledger tracks all expenses and sets an ambitious budget. Currently, our monthly grocery budget is $500 and includes spending on restaurants. We also have a budget of $200 for household … Continue reading

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The Church of FI – Welcome The Jolly Ledger!

“It’s time for you to vividly express your essence, make you mark, spread your influence” –Rob Brezsny The Jolly Ledger is a devotee to the Church of FI. This is a new blog and we prefer to remain anonymous since … Continue reading

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What if we retired now?

Image Source Ah… the thought experiment. How I daydream about this possibility. Last week I came across a February guest post written by David Downie on ERE discussing “Radical Immediate Retirement” (RIR) or “Can anyone retire early?”. He emphasized that … Continue reading

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