Why We Rarely Fight About Money

Marriage and money is a complex set of topics. Financial issues are frequently cited as one of the most common reasons for divorce. In a healthy marriage it’s not uncommon to have some disagreements. What’s important, however, is how you handle those disagreements and work through them as a couple. Kristin and I rarely fight […]

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Post-Wedding Blues and The Long Journey

On an airplane to our mini-moon!

First off, I want to apologize for not having written in a few days. It turns out getting married is both awesome and exhausting. We needed some quality R&R time, and now unfortunately we’re in the “post-wedding blues” phase of life. Altogether, we had been planning our wedding for over a year. We hired a […]

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The Principles of FIRE and Figuring out ‘Your Number’

FIRE is an acronym for “Financial Independence/Retire Early“. These two concepts, while closely related, can mean two different things to two different people. They’re milestones to strive for, and for some are the driving force behind the decision to save or earn more money. Financial Independence Being financially independent is a pretty easy concept to […]

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