Okay, so I have been doing some things over the past month, as well as I have been doing a lot of thinking and planning.
So, now that those things are taken care of (don’t bother asking unless you sleep beside me . . . you don’t . . . nobody does) I will be enacting a new plan.
I am announcing the Rebirth of The Grand Savings Plan!
I have a new target date (or dates, rather) as in my 54th birthday of June 11, 2054 (so . . . either of the paydays in June of that year . . . most likely the payday of the 22nd)
Then of course I could say f*ck it and push things off to the following June so that I am “retiring” early at age 55.
(Or everything could go to hell in a hand basket well before then.)
The point is, nobody knows what will happen, which is why I always say . . .
Dream for the future, Plan for the Mid-Term, yet work on the Now.
So, I will start building my Homestead Fund and keep going until it is fully funded.
It is still undecided as to if I will buy a cabin for me and the future Mrs or found the town, the one thing that I do know is that in either case, I will need The Homestead Fund.
I won’t tell you the target amount for The Homestead Fund, as it is irrelevant.
The reason I post and blog about The Grand Savings Plan is not to brag and boast, but to demonstrate that building your savings is possible.
So with all that aside (along with the obligatory “don’t ask me, because I’m not giving you any cash,” statement of fact) here is the current (and inaugural) status of my Homestead Fund!
As you see it stands at 9.9% almost at 10%, but not quite. Again, this is a marathon, not a race and any progress is progress. It is nice to see that I am not starting at zero.
With that I wait two weeks to take another step forward on this marathon of savings.
As always: keep your head up, your attitude positive, and keep moving forward!