Gwen reflects on the goals she set in 2020 and the theme and resolutions of 2021.
TL;DR — My boyfriend and I are makin’ plans to integrate our lives together with the idea being to get married and start a family in the near-ish future! Over a year ago, I met the most wonderful man in the world and snapped him up to make him mine. Actually, he snapped me up. .….Can we have mutual […]
I’ve been on my journey to financial independence for 8+ years now. It seems like a long time, but 8 years pales in comparison to the next 25+ years of working ahead of me. Recently, I’ve been thinking about how to model out the future. I’ve been at my new job for 11 months. That’s nearly a year! […]
Some of the core tenets of the FIRE movement: Save money, live below your means, choose modest housing, buy used when you can, DIY whenever possible, ride your bike as much as you’re able, travel hack, and be frugal with food spending. If you want to supercharge your FIRE journey, maybe invest in real estate, […]
Long time readers will know one of the keys to my success was buying, and keeping, my 2005 Pontiac Vibe in 2011. I bought Levi with under 100,000 miles on him for $8,000 in cold hard cash after a deer annihilated my previous car. (It was a 2002 Dodge Neon. A real POS) Since then, I’ve bought new tires, […]
I might have mentioned this before, so bear with me if that’s the case. When I was growing up, Girl Scouts was a huge chunk of my life. Much of who I am today can be directly traced back to a troop meeting, campouts, a week at camp or my one glorious summer as camp staff. When I was a junior in […]