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Forum: FIRE and Money 08-03-2022, 06:44 PM
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Posted By HawaiiShrimp
I respect every sentence you said right there....

I respect every sentence you said right there. :flowers:
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-03-2022, 04:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,874
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Sure. Everything is a "show off".

Sure. Everything is a "show off".
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-03-2022, 04:32 PM
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Views: 3,874
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
That's why I said "that's one of the reasons". I...

That's why I said "that's one of the reasons". I think I covered my b_tt right there (i.e, being political correct). See, it seems to be so important nowadays to speak P.C. all the time, every...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-03-2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,874
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
It seems to me that's one of the reasons why "the...

It seems to me that's one of the reasons why "the less fortunate" folks are staying where they are. They don't want to hear it, to learn & improve, they resent, they steer "the successful" folks...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-03-2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,628
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Purchase something to cheer myself up.

Purchase something to cheer myself up.
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-03-2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,874
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Is it us to be blamed? Or the jealous ones? ...

Is it us to be blamed? Or the jealous ones?

I'm not saying the current "social norm" is either right or wrong, it is what it is. We don't get to define that.

Another example:
A very...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-03-2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,874
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
What watch? I'm wearing the same SEIKO for the...

What watch? I'm wearing the same SEIKO for the last 20 yrs. :greetings10:
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-03-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,874
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
I agree. It's so sad we can't even talk about it...

I agree. It's so sad we can't even talk about it openly and get socially accepted without worrying about envy, jealousy, anger, or resentment. Even in an anonymous Internet forum.
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-03-2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,874
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
That's exactly my feeling. I don't hear others...

That's exactly my feeling. I don't hear others talk about money & success in real time. I do share, but only with 2-3 close friends whom I know are at the similar level. Apparently, being...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-02-2022, 11:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,874
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Financial "Success/Secrets" you only share with strangers but not families/friends

What are some of the financial "Success/Secrets" you can only share with strangers here but not families/friends because the risk of envy, jealousy or unwanted attention. For me, that is: I made $4m...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-02-2022, 11:18 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 22,075
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Nothing's selling on my block. My house topped...

Nothing's selling on my block.
My house topped at $1.6m. Now it dropped to $1.4m (estimate). San Diego (VHCOL area). Demand is still high even though interest rate hiked and less qualified buyers...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-02-2022, 11:14 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 41,973
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Investments -22% YTD, NW at $20M as of 8/2/2022.

Investments -22% YTD, NW at $20M as of 8/2/2022.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-11-2022, 01:30 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 205,765
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
My ROTH IRA reaches $1M.

My ROTH IRA reaches $1M.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-11-2022, 01:21 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,005
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Does your retirement planning account for Social...

Does your retirement planning account for Social Security insolvency?

Yes, I plan on it going to zero. By the time when I am qualified, it's fine if it's available. It's also fine if it's not.
Forum: FIRE and Money 01-11-2022, 01:18 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 45,847
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
2021 End of Year The overall portfolio...

2021 End of Year

The overall portfolio increased 47% in Total Balance.

$23.2M NW
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-04-2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 205,765
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Congrats! You will probably get there in 2-3...

Congrats! You will probably get there in 2-3 years.
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-04-2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,656
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Great question. I thought about it all the time....

Great question. I thought about it all the time. My current situation is:
I like to own the best house my budget allows. $5M or less, $5000 sqfts, at least 5 bedrooms. I'm willing to put 20% of...
Forum: Life after FIRE 11-04-2021, 12:38 AM
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Views: 234,887
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Ate at Ding Tai Fung with my wife. Walked at an...

Ate at Ding Tai Fung with my wife. Walked at an outside mall, bought some bakery and drinks. Just chilling.
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 11-04-2021, 12:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,188
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
I wouldn't know when to take a profit if I've...

I wouldn't know when to take a profit if I've invested in a mutual fund. It's hard to gauge if all the companies in the fund are performing or underperforming...

However, for stocks, it's...
Forum: Active Investing, Market Strategies & Alternative Assets 11-04-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,412
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
I do covered calls on individual stocks in my...

I do covered calls on individual stocks in my tax-deferred and ROTH IRA. I hate paying taxes and/or getting my covererd call assigned.

Why Individual stocks? Because I like higher Implied...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-03-2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 205,765
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Congrats!!

Congrats!!
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-03-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 205,765
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Yes, I agree. I recommend others to just buy...

Yes, I agree. I recommend others to just buy Index Funds (e.g. SPY) and don't bother buying individual stocks. I was an Index fund guy also until I discover Tesla's potential and growth. I have...
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-30-2021, 11:58 PM
Replies: 600
Views: 205,765
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
Not that much. 19k Tesla shares, the rest are...

Not that much. 19k Tesla shares, the rest are spread out among other investments.
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-29-2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 205,765
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
I have very little cyptos. Mainly Tesla and...

I have very little cyptos. Mainly Tesla and Nvidia stocks.
Forum: FIRE and Money 10-29-2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 205,765
Posted By HawaiiShrimp
No secret. I have a modest-sized position in...

No secret. I have a modest-sized position in Tesla.
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