Podcast Summaries

Building an Accountability Community

Is Financial Independence possible even if you live and work the in the Philippines? Entrepreneur and FIRE starter Kenneth Reyes-Lao (@kenreyeslao) realized that it is possible! The only thing is you must know the rules to play the Financial Independence game. Ken’s pursuit of Financial Independence was influenced by a question from his father. “How… Continue reading Building an Accountability Community

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Explorers in Color | 3rd Trial Retirement in Cusco Peru

Welcome to our 3rd Trial Retirement in the oldest continuously inhabited city in South America, the seat of the great Incan empire, Cusco Peru.  In the series of posts that will follow we will explore this UNESCO World Heritage city, the ancient ruins, and colorful pueblos around it to know how they changed from Pre-Columbian… Continue reading Explorers in Color | 3rd Trial Retirement in Cusco Peru

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Overlapping Principles of Minimalism and Financial Independence

What comes to mind when you hear the word Minimalism? An all-white studio apartment furnished with a table, a chair, a bed on the floor and a potted plant in the corner. Our 2nd podcast guest explains to us that it is the other way around. Photo by Paula Schmidt on Pexels.com Ian was a… Continue reading Overlapping Principles of Minimalism and Financial Independence

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Raising Second Generation FIRE

Family life and finances don’t have to be complicated. You don’t have to retire early to follow the Financial Independence Retire Early principles. In fact, our first guest doesn’t have plans of retiring early because he sees his job as a hobby where he gets paid. Our first guest, Rommel, moved to the U.S. to… Continue reading Raising Second Generation FIRE

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A Guide to Start your Plan of FI

In the PT profession, we write both short- and long-term goals for our patients. These goals determine our course during the sessions and ensures the effectiveness of our training and treatment. A guide that lets us know how to begin treatment, increase, or decrease exercise intensity and discharge our clients once our goals are achieved.… Continue reading A Guide to Start your Plan of FI

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3 Questions We should Ask to Avoid Money Mistakes

Do yourself a favor. Stop for a minute and ask yourself what you want your life to look like. Picture yourself in that moment when you have got it made. Where are you? What are you doing? Who do you share this moment with? The future image you are seeing will be the results of… Continue reading 3 Questions We should Ask to Avoid Money Mistakes

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Travel to San Jose Costa Rica | Cost of Living in Costa Rica

San José is Costa Rica’s capital and largest city. Founded in the mid-west of the Central Valley in 1823, it is the youngest capital city in Latin America. It is the country’s seat of government, center of economic activity and major transportation hub surrounded by lush green mountains and valleys. You can get to San… Continue reading Travel to San Jose Costa Rica | Cost of Living in Costa Rica

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3 Tax Advantaged Accounts You Must Start This Year

We just completed our monthly finances review and found that our Net Worth decreased by almost $12,000.  Funds we have in our brokerage and retirement accounts took a downfall. Some things are just beyond our control. The markets being as fickle as it is, we still believe that investing is a slow and steady way… Continue reading 3 Tax Advantaged Accounts You Must Start This Year

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Explore Rincon de la Vieja & Manuel Antonio National Park Costa Rica

The Colossus of Guanacaste Rincon de la Vieja National Park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Guanacaste Conservation Area. The center of this park is formed by Santa Maria Volcano and Rincon de la Vieja Volcano, the largest and most active volcano in Guanacaste, Costa Rica at 6,286 feet. The park… Continue reading Explore Rincon de la Vieja & Manuel Antonio National Park Costa Rica

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How we use the S.O.A.P Format in achieving Personal Goals and Financial Independence

What do you want to get out of life? Is there a voice inside your head telling you to be this or to achieve that? Are the goals you set for you and your family seems out of reach? As physical therapists we were trained to be problem solvers. Every time we see a patient… Continue reading How we use the S.O.A.P Format in achieving Personal Goals and Financial Independence