Podcast #11 – Alternative Investments

Show notes for episode #11 In this episode, the FI Garage discusses alternative investment choices. What we’re experimenting with and what our thoughts are. We’ll sample a few new beers…

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Why I decided to learn how to build a Website?

Good Question! The Money Mechanic built this one, and it’s a good thing because I had no clue! It certainly was not quick or easy, but it was rewarding. You…

food, energy, FIRE

Book Review – Thriving During Challenging Times

After I finished reading The Simple Path to Wealth I was waiting for the Money Mechanic to do our book shopping at the annual used book sale in town. While…

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Stock Picking Contest – Second Quarter Update

Quarter two is in the books, and the Money Mechanic wants to know how his portfolio at Asset Based Life’s stock-picking contest is doing against our index fund portfolio. First, let’s…

part-time, BARISTA FIRE

Podcast #10 – Part-time your way to FI

Show notes for episode #10 In this episode, the Mechanic, the Accountant, and the Economist discuss BaristaFIRE. We’ll sample a few new beers as usual too. If you found this…

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companion fare

Canadian Credit Cards Offering Companion Fares

*This post is for entertainment purposes only, you should confirm that the terms and conditions of the card suit your needs before applying. The Lawyer and I are planning a…


Take time to get nothing done.

If you’re anything like me you likely have a never-ending to-do list. Any “free” time is quickly filled with all of the things in life that I have been neglecting….


Mechanic on Fires

Well, I’ve just spent a week in High Level, Alberta. I was there looking after the maintenance on a helicopter while it does it’s part to ‘control’ the massive wildfires….

Food, Savings

Podcast #9 – How to Take a Bite Out of Your Food Costs

Show notes for episode #9 In this episode, the Mechanic, the Accountant, and the Economist discuss how to take a bite out of your monthly food costs. We’ll sample a…


Book Review – The Simple Path to Wealth

After one of our early podcast recordings, the Mechanic brought out some books from his library for the Accountant and me to borrow. I choose JL Collins’ The Simple Path…

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