Ads, Affiliate Links and Recommendations

There are several stages to becoming an established blogger. One: Get a website up and running with a few blog posts. Two: Start commenting on other people’s blogs and Twitter accounts so they know you exist. Three: Start getting spam comments on your articles. Four: Start getting actual people to comment on your posts. Five: … Read more…

Rant n Rave: Clown Cars and Responsibilities

Rave: To borrow the term from Mr. Money Mustache, I’ve had some very minor things happen with my clown car. I drive a denim blue 2005 Pontiac Vibe named Levi. He and I have been through a lot together! Countless roadtrips, scary weather, and tons of fun! However…… Levi is now 11 years old and … Read more…

The Simple Path to Wealth

There are literally a million ways to invest your money. Individual stocks, mutual funds, robo advisors……. trying to pick a good way to invest your money can be completely overwhelming. It can feel like it’s just easier to say skip it and leave your money in your savings account to grow. But while leaving it … Read more…

The Road Less Traveled Challenge

I haven’t been online much the past few weeks. Thanks to various trips and travels (and actually having things to do at work during the day whaaaaaaaaaattttt), I made it a point to put my phone down and focus on what was happening in the “Meatspace” around me. Meatspace refers to the physical world around … Read more…

Monthly Status Report: May 2016

Why do I do a monthly status report? I find it best to do a monthly status report for a few rea­sons. It helps me eval­u­ate how I did the pre­vi­ous month. Did I hit a tar­get reduc­tion in spend­ing or did I go way over bud­get for a par­tic­u­lar cat­e­gory? Did I earn more? What was … Read more…

The True Cost of Traveling

I’ve been thinking lately on the cost of time, more specifically the cost of my time. What do I mean by that? Cost of Time? Huh? I was first introduced to the concept of time costing something with Mr. Money Mustache’s classic article, The True Cost of Commuting. If you haven’t read it yet, stop … Read more…

Rant n Rave: PEOPLE CAN’T F(#@*&G WALK & Camp Mustache

Rant: I just came back from a lovely weekend in St. Louis where I got to hang out with friends and watch the best baseball team on Earth play (the Cardinals, just in case you were confused at all). A bit of background: I’ve been a Cardinals fan since before I was aware of what … Read more…