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I have some tragic, tragic news to share with you today. Girl Ninja is cheating on me. With two guys AND two girls! I would be wallowing in self pity if it weren’t for one minor detail….I condoned this infidelity. Does this make me some kind of pimp? For the last nine months of our […]

I’m glad to say I survived my 20 hour journey from Germany to Seattle. While I was waiting at the airport in Frankfurt, I heard an Airlines staff member announce the business class had not sold out and that they had seats available for those that wanted to upgrade from economy class. The price: $99. […]

First and foremost, I admit that I totally titled this blog post “Get back in the kitchen woman” primarily for the controversial draw it might bring. Second, yes that makes me a sellout. Third, a more accurate title would be “Get back in the kitchen…if that is where you want to be.” Fourth, Did I […]

I opened up my first checking/savings account with Washington Mutual when I was 16. I loved WaMu and was not happy when Chase acquired them a couple years ago. I was a die hard WaMu fan, but had absolutely no loyalties to Chase, especially once they tried changing the terms of my checking account requirements. […]

Cash be flowin’

March 9, 2011 · 26 comments

Living 1.300 miles from Girl Ninja is no fun. It’s only been a few days, but I’m already missing her like crazy. We aren’t fans of the long-distance relationship, but we’ll make it work. Although our situation is not ideal for marriage, it comes with one major perk: Some serious positive cash flow. We’ve always […]

I’m doing everything I can to ensure Girl Ninja and I are well taken care of, not just in retirement, but throughout our entire life. I know if I work hard, spend diligently, and save consistently, we can live a comfortable life. Heck, we might even end up being rich. Funny thing is, being rich […]

I’ve always put insurance agents in the same category as used car salesman. I thought they were all sleazy, creepy, pervy, slimy, (insert negative word here), and just downright awkward. Only selling products that are either overpriced or unnecessary. Turns out, they aren’t ALL as bad as I thought. One of my wife’s friends (let’s […]