Confessions of a Bad Mustachian

A brief intro­duc­tion before we begin: Mr. Mon­ey Mus­tache is arguably one of the biggest names in the FIRE sphere. He retired at the age of 33 and has been writ­ing his blog for the last 6 years. You can find him at www.mrmoneymustache.com. Mr. Mon­ey Mus­tache, or as I and many oth­ers know him, Pete, is … Read more

Planning for the Future

Plan­ning for the hazy “some­day” of the future is tough. It’s like peer­ing into the mists of a fog­gy morn­ing. Shapes are indis­tinct and intim­i­dat­ing until you get close enough to rec­og­nize the giant shad­ow is an oak tree. I’m peer­ing into the fog­gy future, but I can’t make out what those loom­ing shapes are. Peo­ple keep … Read more

What’s A Lot?

I love disc golf. There’s just some­thing super peace­ful about wan­der­ing around a park play­ing fris­bee: sport edi­tion. Low start up cost, end­less enjoy­ment (unless you chuck your disc in a stag­nant creek full of goose poop), no fee to prac­tice or play, a vari­ety of dif­fer­ent cours­es to play.….. talk about a great first date activ­i­ty. You get to … Read more

Monthly Status Report: May 2017

Dis­claimer: some links may be affil­i­ate links. They help off­set the cost of keep­ing this blog run­ning! 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 … Read more