Category: Personal Finance

How Much Money Does Our Brand of Frugality Save? (Spoiler: $56,000+/Year)

How Much Money Does Our Brand of Frugality Save? (Spoiler: $56,000+/Year)

~ I’ve honestly wondered about this. Let’s do the whole math and find out! Our brand of frugality is pretty typical (to a little extra strength) in the accumulation phase. My general belief is if you optimize and cultivated self-introspection so that your inner lives and […]

Everything ‘Married…With Children’ Did That Kept Them Poor

Everything ‘Married…With Children’ Did That Kept Them Poor

  Does anyone remember that show Married…With Children? I use to watch old reruns of Married…With Children on FOX even though it was a little before my time. I didn’t always get the jokes back then because I was still picking up English, but I […]

Poking Fun of Deathbed Regrets While Having No Plan to Repeat Any

Poking Fun of Deathbed Regrets While Having No Plan to Repeat Any

We’re all going to die someday babes. #morbid Deathbed regrets should have more research funding. It seems like invaluable information if you take it as advice. See, I don’t see people as lacking in good advice and good direction. There are some really general golden […]

Frugality Is a Lifestyle That You Might Be Doing Wrong

Frugality Is a Lifestyle That You Might Be Doing Wrong

Frugal isn’t just an activity or adjective! But frugal living just doesn’t sound as cool as being an all-black turtleneck wearing minimalist…nor is frugality marketed to the masses with much finesse. Understandable 🙂 there’s no profit in selling frugality, ha! But I do question why frugality […]

Guest Post: Getting a Grip in our Household Finances

Guest Post: Getting a Grip in our Household Finances

Hiya kids, I have a guest post from Kris. I enjoyed reading his My Financial Mistake series so this is kind of like the summary chapter after his financial mistakes. He will go over with you guys how exactly his family of 3 got control […]

16 Part-Time Jobs with Good Health Insurance and Benefits

16 Part-Time Jobs with Good Health Insurance and Benefits

~ Over a nice quiet dinner out with my husband we discussed the trending post-retirement topics inside our home this week. Financial independence city contenders for our desired lifestyle was one of the big points. Tinkering with viable long-term business ideas is another one. Then we talked […]

Why We Sold Our Airbnb Rental Property (And Should You?)

Why We Sold Our Airbnb Rental Property (And Should You?)

Whoopsies. I had this post sitting at the back of the queue for too long and I forgot to finish it off. ~ This is an installment of my Airbnb series. Check out part one or browse all my Airbnb content ~ We sold our rental a few months […]

Seattle CityPASS Review – Is It Worth It? (Pic Heavy)

Seattle CityPASS Review – Is It Worth It? (Pic Heavy)

If You Like Vacation Slides… My old high school buddies (Cynthia and Daniel) came to visit us in Seattle. Since Cynthia and my birthday landed right next to each other, we decided to make a grander plan to celebrate the entire week. All I wanted […]