forward thinking

Dear Ninja

by Ninja on March 22, 2010 · 32 comments

Holy Crap. It’s 2020! Are there flying cars? Do you have a robot maid? Has the world come to an end? I guess if it had, you wouldn’t be able to tell me anyways. Seriously though, you are pushing 35 right now which means A) you have gray hair on your head, or B) you […]

A letter to myself

by Ninja on March 19, 2010 · 25 comments

Have you ever written a letter to yourself? I’ve done it once before. It was the summer after I graduated high school and I was tasked with writing a letter to myself. I was told I would receive the letter in the mail six months later. I could write about anything I wanted. Sure enough, […]

This aint no competition

by Ninja on March 8, 2010 · 19 comments

Achieving financial freedom should not, I repeat SHOULD NOT, be a competition. Unfortunately, I often find myself making it one. Sure, financial stability/freedom/security is important, but shame on me if I lose sight of my journey and become distracted by jealousy, envy, or excuses. Have you ever thought something like “If only I had a […]

I approximate mine and Girl Ninja’s combined income will be between $80,000 and $100,000 per year when we get hitched in August. At that point I will have just turned 25 and she will be 23. We will barely be in our mid twenties and could be potentially earning a six-figure income. That makes me […]

Operation Sexy Body

by Ninja on January 11, 2010 · 20 comments

Every so often I like to stray from the typical financial mumbo jumbo and write about some stuff I’m sure none of you really care about. As the title alludes, I am currently on a mission of utmost importance… getting sexified for my wedding. The wedding is tenatively scheduled for August 8th, which leaves me […]

Wife = asset or liability?

by Ninja on November 17, 2009 · 20 comments

So I have this great plan in my head: Get married and get rich. They go hand in hand right? Okay, I know it may not be all gravy, but I still can’t wait for the days of being a DINK (Dual Income No Kids). I’ve got a gameplan in my head, but I wanted […]