Will You Be My FI Valentine?

Happy Valentine's Day Everyone! To get those warm and fuzzy feelings flowing, I wanted to get in touch with how money can influence relationships, both for better and for worse. Romantic, right? According to a study performed by MagnifyMoney in 2017, money causes 21% of all divorces. This is a larger percentage than even infidelity.... Continue Reading →

Learning to Communicate

What makes my wife and I work so well together is our ability to be on the same page for the 'big' things while being able to respectfully disagree about other things. Using finance as an example, Kayla is 100% on board with pursuing FI. She would love nothing more than for both of us... Continue Reading →

2019: The Year of the Side Hustle

I can't believe that it's already the first day of 2019. Wow that went by fast. Let's see how we did with our goals from last year and what we're looking to accomplish this year. Kayla's 2018 Goals One of Kayla's resolutions for 2018 was to try 1 new recipe per week, equaling 52 new... Continue Reading →

Holiday Mindfulness

Sending everyone good vibes and great times with family on this wonderful holiday. As my wife and I were opening our presents to each other this morning and giving our furbabies their stockings of treats and toys, I couldn't help but think about this journey of FI that we're on. Kayla and I are so... Continue Reading →

We All Have Too Much Shit

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 →

Frugal February Challenge Check-in

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 →

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