Relative Finance

In May 2017 I wrote about our net worth. I had made the declaration that we would be doing monthly status updates to share our journey towards Financial Independence.  I had everything set up to do a monthly analysis on our expenses and how it impacted our net worth. May was also the month where […]

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Ospedaletto Purchase

Announcement I have an exciting announcement to share today! For some years now we’ve been planning to invest in a property here in Italy. Beyond our personal home.  I’ve researched through hundreds of properties, with each one assisting us in narrowing down our desired purchase criteria for an investment property.   Criteria I mentioned our criteria. […]

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Family Vacation

Hello all and welcome back. I just thought it would be an opportune time to share some recent events since it has been a few months since I last updated.   A large reason for the holdup was the happy arrival of my wonderful parents to Italy.  First time and hopefully not their last.  It […]

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Net Worth: May 2017

First Net Worth Update! We reached another milestone! This moment has been a long time coming. The day where we begin sharing our monthly net worth status. I know there are those that are critical of the idea, or perhaps have negative feelings causing them to think we’re bragging. That’s not my intention.   I […]

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Invest wisely
invest in the future

In January I wrote about a decision I made to change around some accounts so I could invest in a new way. Well, I’d like to continue on that thought where I had left off. Past Events Like I mentioned I was in the beginning stages of making my first deal when I discovered that the […]

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Cash Flow Transparency

Hello again and Welcome back! It’s me, Dauvo, with another awesome Italian life update! If you’ve followed us previously, you may have noticed a large gap since my last post. First, I’d like to say that plans are many times interrupted as life goes forward. But, we were always doing something useful with our time. […]

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Lemonade & IRA’s

Let’s go back to a time once passed.  When the earth was green and the birds would sing.  .. .. Ya I’m talking about last summer.  Summer 2016! The moment when I took the first active step toward retirement domination.  Let me tell you a little story: Up to that point I had, over some […]

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2017 Goals

I stumbled across this old picture from when Keisi was little. Welcome back to another beautiful Italian morning! It has been cold, but growing up in Idaho, I can’t help but count my blessings that is is mid January and I see sunny skies, no wind, and can take an afternoon walk without a snow coat! […]

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Realization

Since the spring of 2006 I have been fascinated with everything Real Estate. At the time I was attending University for a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management. Originally I had wanted to be an Architect, but found it easier to stay near home and the University I had enrolled in didn’t offer a 5 year […]

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I’m Back!

Hello Everyone to another beautiful day!  Truthfully it is a bit overcast, but beautiful nonetheless. If you have followed past posts, you know that this is the first time I’ve written in almost 5 months.  ‘But why?,’ you may ask.  That my friends is a long story.  Instead let me tell you what I’ve been […]

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