I've mentioned before that Kayla and I are in the process of buying our first rental property. I won't go into this much detail on the property until everything is final, but I will say that it is a 2 family and we are planning to live in one unit and rent the other. Therefore, … Continue reading We All Have Too Much Shit
Now that the Frugal February Challenge has come to it's natural end, how did we do? Better yet, did we learn anything? Well, our goal for this month was to stay under a $3000/month spend of total living expenses. How Did We Do? We did it!! Let's compare how much we spent in January vs. … Continue reading Frugal February Challenge: Takeaways
Happy belated Valentine's Day everyone!! We're now officially halfway through our Frugal February Challenge and so far our spending has been FAR less than what we spent in January. Just take a look at this chart from our Personal Capital account. This chart may be from the end of last week, but the trend still … Continue reading Frugal February Challenge Check-in
This is the true story of my former coworker, John. John is a car guy. I also love cars so we talk about them all the time. John also recently reached mortgage free life (yay!!) at age 57 and will be beefing up his retirement savings for the next 8 years or so since he … Continue reading Crappy Salad or Aston Martin?
In the spirit of keeping our expenses down to reach Financial Independence, Kayla and I have decided to challenge ourselves for "Frugal February." I'm not sure if that's actually a thing, but I'm deeming it one now. In all honesty though, we went out a bit more than usual seeing friends after getting back from our honeymoon … Continue reading Frugal February Challenge!