Getting to your first million isn’t going to be easy. Many people dream of building that first million via outsized returns from the stock market, but few people actually achieve that feat. The truth is very far from the fantasy of big returns.
“Hey, what’s your credit score?” isn’t exactly a romantic line. Whether you’re in the early stages of a relationship or looking for a financial refresh in your marriage, we found ways to maintain open dialog about money.
In L.A., traffic is literally a trending topic when anyone talks about our city. Our streets are busy and our commute time always ranges between 20 minutes with no traffic to 1.5 hours during rush hour. And I’m only talking about commuting 10-15 miles.
When I was going through my divorce, my friends and family all encouraged me to buy a townhome. Everyone agreed that a townhouse would be easy for me to maintain on my own since my income and priorities would be different now. But, I craved a house and yard in a traditional neighborhood. And I am not the best listener at times.
Every zodiac animal has its strengths and weaknesses. We chose to focus on the strengths for the following chart. We looked at each animal and thought about the specific characteristics of the real animal and translated that into FIRE terms. These are our interpretations of the zodiac animals.