forward thinking

I don’t want to send a wave of panic throughout the PF blogoshere, but I have some very important news to share, Christmas is 32 days away. Yes, 32 days. That means you have 31 days to buy, make, or steal some presents for those that you have to want to get gifts. Over the […]

Marriage is an interesting dynamic. Gone are the days of staying up late while watching stupid YouTube videos, or eating spaghetti and a bowl of cereal for dinner. When I signed up for wedded bliss, I knew I’d be taking on some new responsibilities, one of which involves providing for Girl Ninja. I’ve done a […]

Life is funny. Actually, scratch that. People are funny. And by funny, I mean annoying. I swear if I hear another person say “When will you have kids” I’m gonna punch this puppy in the face…. Seriously people, I’ve been married less than two months. Give me some room to breath. Can I enjoy the […]

I had no idea.

September 28, 2010 · 49 comments

Wife Ninja is a freakin’ bed hog. Like out of control, bed hog. She takes up all of her side and at least 80% of mine. Oh and did I mention we sleep on a full size mattress? I can’t wait to get my hands on a bigger mattress. At least a queen and maybe […]

Setting the bar… low

September 13, 2010 · 15 comments

I’m not sure if I have incredibly low standards for myself, or if I am just freakin’ awesome. It’s quite possible, it’s a little bit of both. On January 1st each year, I make predictions as to what I think my financial progress will be over the calendar year. I also like to check in […]

The $100 discussion

August 30, 2010 · 45 comments

So, Mrs. Ninja and I merged our bank accounts the other day. What’s mine is hers and whats hers is…hers. Wait that’s not right Seriously though, for us combining accounts made the most sense. Merging accounts was super easy, what’s a little trickier is figuring out how to set up boundaries. Something tells me Mrs. […]

If you’re like me you pay a pretty penny each month for insurance. Health, dental, vision, car, life, renters, it seems like the policies never stop. Although I don’t mind paying for the peace of mind, I’d be lying if I pretended I was excited about the expenses. This is why I have a goal […]