FI Update – June 2021

Phew! It’s been a long ride and took much more than expected but the construction work in my new apartment is finally done. I started the construction work back in April after much hesitation. Just one week after we started work the city went under strict lockdown. Little did we know we’d be marred with second wave. Things have been […]

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Real Networth and Change in my BaristaFI Target

Over the weekend, I read through Set For Life by Scott Trench. If you’re active on Biggerpockets you already know of Scott. He runs Biggerpockets and also has an amazing podcast on real estate. I got interested in Biggerpockets podcast back when I was purchasing my first property. Of course a lot of what they discuss doesn’t apply for us […]

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Savings Update – March 2021

I dread writing this report — Last month was damn hell expensive. I took two short trips and started with some house renovation work. The contractor we’ve hired has been working on breakneck speed but that comes at a price. He doesn’t consult before making decisions such as title we want to use etc. It’s getting to a point that […]

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Got the Keys to the Apartment

Oh boy! What a last few weeks. After days of following up with the bank on the loan and then paying taxes to the government followed up by dealing with the developer, I finally have the keys to my apartment. Yay 🥳 I’ll be honest, I didn’t face as many issues with this purchase as my last purchase all because […]

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Landlording Strategy to Wealth

I recently read an article at AffordAnything by Paula Pant and it really hit home. It spoke about having an investment strategy for real estate investments. Turns out I bought the property but I didn’t have an investment strategy or even a plan. I bought the property that I personally wouldn’t mind staying in because that’s the plan — In […]

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Starting a Dividend Portfolio

Back in 2020 I created a new demat account on Angelbroking. The idea was to use Angelbroking account to make long term investments since there’s no way to track, tag, categorise, label on Zerodha to distinguish between on short term trades to Angelbroking. In the end my portfolio on Zerodha just become difficult to manage. However, I made no progress […]

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Am I liquidating Crypto Portfolio?

Tldr: No. Long answer below. When I was typing the previous post about on February 2021 update, I touched upon crypto. I felt it’s prudent that we get into more details. I’m sure you’re aware that the Indian government is thinking of banning any private crypto currency. I’d translate it as all coins currently not controlled by the Indian government. […]

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