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…

Camp Mustache 2016

Ever since I attended the Chautauqua last year, I’ve been ramping up my involvement in the FI community. I’ve interacted with a variety of people online through Reddit, Twitter and this blog. This includes but is not limited to a few Skype convos, emailing back and forth with various bloggers, and tweeting all the time. I’ve … 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…