Our Solution to an Overstuffed Closet

Clutter can be debilitating. We have been somewhat thankful in that both Kristin and I have moved a fair amount in the past five years. Each time we move, we go through our stuff and pare down what we don’t really need anymore. Having to cram all of your personal possessions into a Hyundai Sonata […]

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The One Thing Every Active Married Couple Needs

When you get married, traditionally there are a few things that are standard. Typically engagements will get kicked-off with a ring. The budget for these varies wildly, from $100 (or less) to tens of thousands of dollars. Sure, the old adage “three months’ salary” may be phasing out, but it’s still there and prevalent. Regardless […]

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Once in a Lifetime Frugal Fun This Summer

This summer is an interesting one for us. We kicked off the beginning of summer by moving (something we really dislike). A few weeks later, we got married in California (something we really liked). Now, as we’re boring and staying in, we need to continue to save money for our house that’s under construction. We’ve […]

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Dual-Income Household? Live On One Income

We are currently enjoying life as DINKs. If you’re not familiar with the acronym, DINK stands for ‘Dual Income, No Kids‘. DINKs have a unique opportunity in the pursuit of financial independence, side hustles, and all sorts of other things. However, even if you’re not strictly a DINK, you can still benefit a lot from […]

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A Day In The (Hopeful) Life: My Ideal Day

You may have noticed some changes around here…I’m trying out a new theme. If you see anything funky with it, please let me know! Also if you aren’t following me on Twitter or Facebook yet, give us a Follow and a Like! With the chaos, planning, and excitement of our wedding now (sadly) in the […]

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Is Traditional Full Time Employment Overrated?

This is the age of millennials pursuing financial independence and the digital nomad lifestyle (even if I am not). More than ever, the younger generation is bucking the trend of finding a company to work at for 45 years. What worked for our parents’ generation just doesn’t cut it anymore.  Is full time employment overrated? […]

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I Don’t Want To Be a Digital Nomad

It seems that becoming a digital nomad is all the rage these days. For those unfamiliar with the term, a digital nomad is one who tends to live and work remotely. They aren’t tied down to being in a single location for work, which gives them the flexibility to travel often. Many people who identify […]

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