So this happened last night…

February 4, 2014

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog. Your browser does not support the video tag But the slomo version is my personal favorite. Listen to that solid high five sound. Your browser does not support the video tag Oh and the guy that I hugged before Girl Ninja, he and his wife popped their […]

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Pay your pops.

February 3, 2014

A reader asks… My husband and I are doing fairly well financially, but we wanted to see what we could be doing better. My husband is very big into investments and I was always very big into liquid savings (I watch a lot of Suze Orman). After meeting with our financial adviser, he said he […]

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Am I a terrible future dad? Be honest. I kind of am.

January 30, 2014

So I posted up my annual budget a few weeks backs. A surprisingly high number of you all seemed to ask the same question in the comments section of that post. “Uhhh, Ninja… where’s the college savings fund line item?” -You Guys Excuse e moi? I’m sorry. I punched Sallie Mae in the face a […]

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I bought a security system that isn’t a ripoff.

January 28, 2014

We were over at a friend’s house a few weeks ago, and after he gave us a tour of his home he asked Girl Ninja and I a weird question. He said “Do you want to see your entrance to our home?” I had no idea what he was talking about so I said, “I […]

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I’m legitimately stressed.

January 26, 2014

  Over the last week and a half I’ve spent a solid three hours discussing baby strollers and car seats. As first time parents, we know there is a lot to be learned about parenting, and a million different opinions on how to parent the best. Whatever. The only thing that causes me to lose […]

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To infinity and beyond

January 21, 2014

Next pay period I will receive a small raise at work, to the tune of $2,500 (a 3% raise). While I’m stoked to be getting any raise at all, let’s be real, it’s not a life changing amount. In fact, I’m only expecting to net $75 more each paycheck because of it. Big Macs on me […]

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Should I take a sabbatical

January 15, 2014

In college, I remember being jealous of the professors who had earned a sabbatical. They would take a whole semester off, with pay, to basically do whatever they wanted. It seemed like the sweetest gig in the world. Every ten years they worked, they could take a three-month sabbatical. About a year ago, I asked […]

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