Had to go with my gut.

October 29, 2013

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog. So remember how I posted a few weeks back about the new addition to our family (a dog)? We put down a $500 deposit with a breeder in Southern California back in June, which put us at the top of the list for a puppy from an upcoming […]

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Take a tour of our new home :)

October 23, 2013

This is now the third home tour I’ve given to PDITF readers, and now that we own, will probably be the last one for a while. If you want to see our 600sqft San Diego condo ($1,500/mo rent) click here. If you want to see our 700sqft ($1,200) mother in law rental, 30 minutes outside of […]

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Are you a loaner.

October 21, 2013

Pop quiz hot-shot, your mom, dad, sibling, child, best friend, or other person of whom you are bound to by affection or obligation, approaches you and says “Hey, I have an unforeseen bill coming due and was wondering if I could possibly borrow some money to cover it?” What do you do? WHAT DO YOU […]

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Thursday Poll: The crap hits the fan.

October 16, 2013

In light of all the government shutdown and furlough talk, I’d thought we’d see just how well PDITF readers are prepared for economic disasters, disturbances to income, and maybe even that zombie apocalypse I’ve heard so much about. On with the show…

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Houston, we have a roommate.

October 14, 2013

And so begins the life of three adults sharing one bathroom. Fortunately for me, I am the only male in the household and my understanding is girls are physically incapable of pooping, farting, or burping. Unfortunately for them, as a male I am not only capable of each of these things, but I have mastered […]

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Thursday Poll: What day will the government get its crap together?

October 9, 2013

I recently mentioned I have not yet contributed to my Roth IRA this year. If you haven’t been living under a rock, I’m sure you’ve noticed the markets are down a couple hundred points as the Republicans and Democrats are being a bunch of drama queens. I would never advocate trying to time the market […]

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What’s your hobby?

October 7, 2013

I’m always curious to learn about someone’s hobbies. I mean, think about it. People might spend their free time knitting, playing Bunco, crossfitting, flying remote control planes, rapping, collecting stamps, or white water rafting. Some hobbies cost nothing, swimming in the local lake. Others have significant upfront costs, like cycling, but have minimal recurring expenses. […]

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