unsplash-logoPhoto by Adi Goldstein I reached a milestone this month. After twenty plus years in the workforce, I finally broke the six-figure mark. I’m happy. My wife is as happy for me as I was for her when she crossed the line. My manager was happy for me because who doesn’t like giving good news? … Read more Achievement Unlocked: Six-Figure Salary
unsplash-logoShot by Cerqueira This started out with me trying to think of a way to convince a family member to start saving more (anything at all) without being too invasive. Thankfully my better half smacked me straight before I embarked on that plan. Something about how nobody likes being told how they should save money … Read more How We First Started Saving
This really shouldn’t be a big deal, but it is to me. For the last 7 years, the lights on my garage have been on. The previous owner either installed them himself or had a friend put them in. They were on a circuit that couldn’t be turned off and on. So, they were on, … Read more FWOTW
What exactly does this mean? It relates to how we are tackling the route to financial independence (FI). When we first started down this path a year ago. Every little change we made was exciting and celebrated. If only between the two of us. That trend of keeping it between the two of us has … Read more Quietly Seeking Financial Independence
This is where we found ourselves on our twentieth wedding anniversary. Sitting on a beach in Puerto Vallarta and wondering about our next twenty years. We want more of this. Not necessarily Mexican beaches, but the freedom that this represents. That is, the freedom to do what we want with our time. We can do … Read more We made it twenty years! Now what?