Change Your Perspective

Last night at my Krav Maga class, we were practicing sparring, meaning light fighting while wearing pads and gloves. This is a great way to learn movement and the skill of reading someone else's body in terms of how they will attack without the danger of serious injury. My partner was new to this exercise... 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 →

Pursuing FI is a Privilege

Recently, Mrs. Frugalwoods of the amazing blog, Frugalwoods, released a novel of their story towards Financial Independence called Meet the Frugalwoods. There have been many mixed reviews of this book. One response article in particular that I would like to address is called "Bring Frugal is for the Rich." The premise of the article is... Continue Reading →

A Little Bit of Eastern Wisdom

While on our honeymoon in Southeast Asia, my wife and I were able to learn of many ideas stemming from ancient times. These lessons seemed to revolve around the concepts of balance (Yin and Yang) and moderation. A physical embodiment of the concept of moderation is called the Confucius cup. The legend behind this cup goes... Continue Reading →

Our Non- FI Wedding

The process of planning and throwing a wedding can be one of great contention in the finance world, let alone actually planning a wedding. Kayla and I struggled with what we wanted to do to celebrate this momentous occasion. In terms of finances and stress levels, going to the court house was an obvious choice.... Continue Reading →

Savings Rate vs Investment Rate

Before getting into my topic today, I just wanted to take a second to reflect and wish everyone a Happy belated Thanksgiving! This year has been an absolute whirlwind for me with getting married, getting Lasik, starting this blog and all the little things that have happened in between. So, cheers to my wife, family... Continue Reading →

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