Fraud vs Stolen Identity I’ve experienced my fair share of credit fraud over the past couple decades. Maybe that’s because Credit Karma tells me I have more accounts than 100% of their users. Most often, a card number is stolen, a fraudulent purchase appears, I report it, maybe have to […]

You probably own some $EFX – Equifax, #Equihax


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Happy Labor day! With many of us getting the day off from work spending our time with friends and family instead, we reflect on just how important they can be in our lives. The FIRE movement for most of us taking it on can be boiled down to the sentence: […]

Celebrate Labor Day! Why We Work Like Hell for Our ...


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  Planned Army Statistics by Year (Unchanged from July): In July, I posted to officially declare war on debt. Although the battles began discreetly in January, it was time to publically announce the commitment to destroy the greedy barbarians. Before getting into August updates, let me share the three-year plan […]

August 2017 Army Updates – The Great War of Debt



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Welcome new subscribers, or shall I say – our new fellow dukes!! We are happy to have you join in on building your kingdom and look forward to learning more from you! With summer’s end right around the corner, we reflect not only on a great summer full of new […]

10 Takeaways We’ve Learned Blogging in our first 10K Views!!


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In the past, we’ve talked about making a comeback like the Patriots did this year. Consistently we’ve hinted in our blog that in this world – you are the executive, head honcho, CEO, tribe leader, and Master Duke of your Kingdom! Today I am so proud of my friend Jack […]

Our Guest Post on J. Money’s Budgets Are Sexy Blog!!


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Welcome to part two of creating your why, purpose, and milestones towards the financial future envisioned for you in the years to come! In part one, we asked – “sacrificing instant gratification with the promise of a prosperous future – you begin to ask, why am I doing this?” From there, […]

One Huge Step for Creating The FIRE Future You Desire! ...



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Good morning fellow Dukes and Happy Saturday!! This week on one of my daily walks, I decided to check out the FREE Warren Buffet documentary on Youtube. I wanted to share a few quick lessons we can learn from it, and encourage a watch when time allows. Circle of Competence […]

Free Warren Buffet HBO Documentary On Youtube!


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  Army Statistics by Year (if recruiting goes well): Last month I posted to officially declare war on debt. Although the battles began discreetly in January, it was time to publically announce the commitment to destroy the greedy barbarians. Before getting into July updates, let me share the three-year plan […]

July 2017 Army Updates – The Great War of Debt


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Good morning, afternoon, or evening our fellow Dukes! In our last post on milestones, we mentioned a couple who paid off debt by living in a camper. We reached out to them a few weeks ago and asked if we could publish a guest post! It’s been posted! How To […]

Our Guest Post: “How To Take Advantage of Your 401(k) ...



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You’ve walked down VI of the XIII steps of the roadmap. Your army of greenbacks continues to grow and budgeting flourishes as a habit. You were brave enough to make a commitment for a better tomorrow and began investing into your 401(k). Emergencies are easily affordable for you – your […]

One Huge Step for Creating The FIRE Future You Desire! ...


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A new series of posts Welcome to a new series of posts! We’re going to explore the concepts of goodwill in detail, discussing and defining three types of goodwill: personal goodwill, business goodwill, and GAAP goodwill. I plan to intersperse personal anecdotes with math and business case studies, to keep […]

Goodwill, Part 1: an intangible asset for businesses and your ...


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The Great War of Debt It has been decided by the council of our debt free leaders, war is upon us! What kind of war? The great war of debt – we must rid our land of these greedy barbarians taking our gold each month! Since January 1st, 2017 – […]

Join Us – The Great War of Debt Has Begun!



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To our fellow countrymen and women: On this long Independence Day weekend, as you gather with your family, remember that we are all Americans. We are traversing an unprecedented political climate, one that we have searched far and wide for some historical parallel in vain: we have found no situation […]

A More Perfect Union


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We were honored to write a guest post as part of The Green Swan‘s FIRE-Side chat series this week. It was a great opportunity for us to share more of our story to the personal finance community, and also share some of the perspectives we have for the blog. It […]

Our FIRE-Side Chat on The Green Swan is today!!