Spring 2018 Life Update

It’s great to see beautiful blue skies in Vancouver again! Here’s what we’ve been up to since our last life update.

Net Worth: $336,583

Latest cool place we’ve been:

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Latest labyrinth hunted:

Labyrinth

That would be Gambier Island, and a secret private labyrinth in an undisclosed location. Continue reading

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About Financial Independence Scams…

This one is going to be a bit of a downer.

Apparently, the world of network marketing, AKA multi-level marketing, AKA pyramid schemes, has noticed the increasing public interest in financial independence and early retirement, and started co-opting the language and terminology used in FIRE circles as a way to scam people. I have not personally encountered this, but in the last few months, it’s come up a lot in personal finance and early retirement oriented forums and groups. So let’s delve into this and take a look at what exactly these creeps are doing, and how to avoid them. Continue reading