FI Update – May 2020

Student Loans Our last student loan was paid off in November 2019. We paid $46.9k in 2019 to eliminate all our student loan debt. It was exhilarating and freeing yet anticlimactic at the same time. Sometimes I wonder if we should’ve refinanced and invested the difference or saved more for a down payment. But in …

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My Financial Journey – Part 2

I had no idea how the stock market really worked except lots of people would buy stocks and then hope to sell them for more than they bought them for. I remember my parents and relatives occasionally doing business with a stockbroker when I was growing up. The impression I got was that the stock market was risky and usually an educated guessing game and that my parents did not do very well at it.