Last December I put an appliance on a payment plan… Hello, new me!

The picture gives it away, YES! I bought a Vitamix!! Note: This post shall not contain any affiliate links or other Vitamix shilling 😉 (unlike ever.single.other.blog I came across trying to research the models they have!). I have been wanting one, DROOLING, over one of these things for years… probably a decade.. like my entire adult life a Vitamix has been a dream appliance I […]

Choosing to close up shop.

It’s been a long time, a really long time. I didn’t even know how long of a time until I confirmed with my mom when she started our family cleaning business. 2002. Thats 17 years ago. Thats when they started, what I will finish on May 1st, 2019. In 2002 my mom and my dad started cleaning the local Home Depot, for 3 hours each […]

2019: First quarter results

Today I am procrastinating from my intermediate accounting course work and throwing a quick little update on the blog instead. Appropriate, right? Same area of expertise, sort of! I only have two goals for 2019, more detail can be found in my February post on the topic. Numbero uno: I aimed to increase my NW to $220,000, this is a $38,000 increase and Numero dos: […]

Figuring out what my FI/RE number is supposed to be. (Sooner-Rather-Than-Later-Retirement, Part 4)

I guess this thang is turning into a series much like my previous charting of debt payoff… hmmm!) I’ve been reading reddits like r/financialindependence for quite some time, I mean HELLO, I’m a PF blogger.. gotta keep up with those trends! With all my recent talk about making changes in my life over the past couple of months I figured I’d do a short post […]

Link-love #28

For the previous iteration of this longstanding series of posts, click here. I read the following article in Psychology Today this week which was interesting; Mothers Are Drowning in Stress: New research suggests saving U.S. mothers should be a national priority. I’m not a parent but having seen a similar struggle with my own parents, I do understand. This article does a decent job of […]