Month: December 2017

What I Learned From a Fear of ‘Stuff’ This Christmas

What I Learned From a Fear of ‘Stuff’ This Christmas

We’re still away in California, good children. I wanted to throw a quick lesson out there that’s been plaguing me for a few days. I try to not judge what people do with their money as long as they are on good financial standing but […]

The Sunday Diary – Minimalist Travel, Rockstar Fund, Foster Care & CFP Career?

The Sunday Diary – Minimalist Travel, Rockstar Fund, Foster Care & CFP Career?

Hello from California today! We have successfully passed another Christmas with the in-laws. The in-flight movie we chose was ‘The Boss Baby’ and it was the crappiest animated film I’ve ever seem. The plot made no sense. As far as general movies go, it was […]

How The Millionaires Next Door Do Christmas

How The Millionaires Next Door Do Christmas

My own family composes of first-generation immigrants. The only thing I remember celebrating as a child was New Year’s – not the one on January 1st. Chinese people celebrate Chinese New Years in February. By celebrate, I meant we lit an incense and watched Chinese New […]

Visualizing Your Money with Mr. Hankey

Visualizing Your Money with Mr. Hankey

Oh no, I meant Mr. Sankey! I’m sorry but ever since I saw the name of this graph I wanted to make this joke. Terrible, I know. I call it Mr. Sankey because if you are familiar with Mr. Hankey from South Park (a piece of […]

The 2018 Family – Financial – Blog Goals List

The 2018 Family – Financial – Blog Goals List

I didn’t procure any solid goals for us in 2017. I am not the type to write out any clear goals but there are definitely more things going on in my life today than 1 year ago. I’m glad I wrote out this goals post […]

9 ‘Nails In The Coffin’ To Avoid For Debt Free Living

9 ‘Nails In The Coffin’ To Avoid For Debt Free Living

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.] Bad debt can be notoriously hard to get out from under. Debt can bury you 6 feet under and it’s 100% legal after you signed on that dotted line. Getting out of debt can be […]

3 Signs When Frugality Isn’t Worth It & What To Do

3 Signs When Frugality Isn’t Worth It & What To Do

✏️ Announcement! One of my goals for 2018 is to try my hand at making extra income from home. I will give you practical and honest ways on how to make more money. I’m doing this as an experiment for 2 friends and decided that I should […]

6 Frugal Wins & 3 Frugal Fails – November 2017

6 Frugal Wins & 3 Frugal Fails – November 2017

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you. Please read my disclosures for more info.] Oh, what an eventful month. Usually, it takes me 2 months to gather up eventful frugal wins and fails but we’ve got something in just a month already! […]