Interview with Our Financial Path

I’m busy slack­ing off recov­er­ing from a stress­ful two weeks at work, so today’s post is an inter­view with Mr. and Mrs. XYZ of Our Finan­cial Path. They very gra­cious­ly agreed to trade inter­views with me! You can find my inter­view on their site. It’s full of fas­ci­nat­ing infor­ma­tion and fun tid­bits you might not know about … Read more

Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

I’m up to my eye­balls in paper­work for the house, inspec­tions on the house, mak­ing calls about the house, and doing 12 hour work days this week. Mrs. Picky Pinch­er has gra­cious­ly agreed to do a guest post to help me out! She is the blog­ger and res­i­dent klutz at She writes about her jour­ney … Read more

My Investments

Before we dive deep into the world of invest­ments, I want to make clear I am not a finan­cial advis­er. What I write should not be tak­en for advice. I don’t even know if I’m doing this thing right! That being said, I’ve received a few emails ask­ing me what I invest in, what my invest­ments look like, and what Bartholomew … Read more

Monthly Status Report: January 2017

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 my over­all sav­ings rate? It helps keep me account­able. How … Read more

House Hunt: Round 2

A lot has changed in the last year! Many of you are new read­ers since then (super hap­py you’re here!), so you might not know I attempt­ed to buy a mul­ti-fam­i­­ly rental prop­er­ty about this time last year. For­tu­nate­ly, I doc­u­ment­ed the entire saga so you can quick go back and refresh what hap­pened to me last time … Read more