Category Archives: Church of FI

Church of FI – 2018 Asset Allocation and January expense reports

I took the opportunity last week to simultaneously buy into the stock market and re-allocate my assets. I have been contemplating acquiring a greater bond position since I have been reading Tony Robbins Money: Master the Game. Note: I am … Continue reading

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Church of FI – Feng Shui and December expense reports

This weekend I rearranged my office and shredded a contractor bag full of unnecessary documents. Now that everything is electronic, it seems pointless to keep every last shred of paper, but somehow this is still a relic of my pre-computer … Continue reading

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Church of FI – November Expense Reports

Apparently, I horded a large amount of my vacation time this year, so I’m taking the rest of the year off. This counts weekends and regular days off, of course, but as I write this I am relaxing and not … Continue reading

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Church of FI –Unexpected and October expense reports

Two years ago when metal prices tanked, my company cut all raises to 0%, and last year we received a meager 2% raise. As a result, incomes have fallen behind market value. I knew this but I am too lazy … Continue reading

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Church of FI – Self-made millionaire and September expense reports

The average time it takes to become a self-made millionaire is 32 years . By the time I retire in 2021 with a net worth of over 1 million dollars, I will have put in 16 years at my current … Continue reading

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Church of FI- Killin’ it cooking, cuttin’ bills and August expense reports

Cooking FI-style Some people are just good cooks. After cutting out restaurant expenses two years ago, Mr. TJL and I are well on our way to cooking the best food in town. We aren’t naturally good, though. We have searched … Continue reading

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Church of FI- Real Estate obsession and August 2017 expense reports

I have long been obsessed with real estate. After buying my first house in 2005, we pretty much tore up and replaced every floor, refinished every door, and painted every wall. After that, we remodeled the bathroom and the kitchen … Continue reading

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Church of FI – Guest Post from Dollar Diligence

I am pretty unfamiliar with student debt and side hustles, so I was delighted when Jacob of Dollar Diligence offered to write a guest post of his experiences paying down his student loan debt. Jacob is a high school teacher, … Continue reading

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Church of FI- Podcasts and July 2017 expense reports

I found a few new blogs to add to the Church of FI this month. I continue to be on the lookout for other blogs that share monthly expenses. Please leave any suggestions in the comments. Millennial Revolution published a … Continue reading

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Church of FI -Evolution and Rockstar Finance

The Church of FI is evolving. Currently, it remains a reserved space for me to babble on about current happenings in my life, share expense reports from other blogs, and share links to blogs that I love, but I have … Continue reading

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