Category: Millennial & Marriage

7 Reasons Why We Should All Hate Valentine’s Day (For Anti Valentine People)

7 Reasons Why We Should All Hate Valentine’s Day (For Anti Valentine People)

According to Nicholas Sparks, “Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it.” This quote has seen reoccurrences each year during Valentines Day. People who are in love make an effort to have time with their loved ones. Love is […]

Our Marriage Audit – Do We Fight Too Much?

Our Marriage Audit – Do We Fight Too Much?

I got this idea to document and analyze arguments my husband and I have occasionally. I’m aware of how deeper issues could be toxic to marriages, especially newer marriages like ours. It was more incentive for me to go into this alone. Jared doesn’t know I […]

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What Is The Real Cost of Raising a Child (Done Frugally and On The Cheap)

What Is The Real Cost of Raising a Child (Done Frugally and On The Cheap)

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.] Raising a child is one of the most important parts of building a family. Having children can potentially complete and makes the experience of having a family worth it. However, raising a cute bundle of […]

Our Financial Independence (FI) Plan

Our Financial Independence (FI) Plan

[ Follow up post to “The Fight That Made Me A Better Wife” ] So here we both are, after a fight, hanging out on our Craigslist sofa that came with a mysterious orange stain. It’s already pitch black outside because Jared spent another 12 […]

My Stressed Husband (The Fight That Made Me A Better Wife)

My Stressed Husband (The Fight That Made Me A Better Wife)

Mr. Breadwinner’s Burden… My husband grew angry and threw his phone at me. It felt like a punch in the gut. It didn’t hurt much but the surprise felt like a slap in the face. My husband is a sweetheart; that is a fact. Jared […]

How Dumb Luck Made My Husband a Wealthy Man

How Dumb Luck Made My Husband a Wealthy Man

My husband is a special guy. He is currently 29 years old and has $950,000 in total net worth. Hmm, OK, we’re not that deluded. $50K shy of a $1,000,000 doesn’t make us Rockefellers but I still think it’s a fascinating journey. We started discussing how […]

Would You Survive a Financial Depression If Economic Collapse Is Imminent?

Would You Survive a Financial Depression If Economic Collapse Is Imminent?

I’m not really sure how the topic of The Great Depression 2.0 came to be on such a sunny and beautiful afternoon here in Seattle. I woke up early this morning (and by early I mean 7AM which is considered early for me). Anyways, the […]