You have to spend $5,000 by the end of today.

May 16, 2013

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog. It’s Friday mother lovers, which means you all have likely checked out mentally in anticipation of the upcoming weekend. So today I propose a simple question… If you had be selfish and spend $5,000 by the end of today, what would you buy?  See what I did […]

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Thursday Poll: Housing

May 15, 2013

Coming at you with another poll. These seem to be wildly popular and that makes me happy. It’s one less day I have to think about writing and one more day you all get to see how you fare against the masses. Since we’ve done debt and income, figured we could use this poll to […]

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Net Worth: May 2013 (We broke $200,000!!!!!)

May 14, 2013

Little late on the net worth update this month. I guess it just kind of slipped my mind. I contemplated not doing one this month, but then I realized that would mess up my archives. I don’t necessarily post these updates for you people. Why would you care what my net worth is anyways? But instead […]

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Feeling obligated.

May 12, 2013

You already know Girl Ninja and I spend a few days a week hanging out with high school kids through a non-profit organization Young Life. You also know that we’ve gotten to know these kids pretty well. Whenever our friends ask us when we are going to have kids I always tell them “We already […]

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Thursday Poll: Debt

May 9, 2013

A few instructions: 1. Don’t include mortgage debt, but do include HELOC’s 2. Include 401k loans. 3. Don’t include credit card bills you pay off in full every month. 4. Include school loans, car loans, etc. 5. Participate Extra credit points if you share/break down your debt totals in the comments. p.s. IF you are […]

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I’m working in my underwear right now, you’re not.

May 7, 2013

I guess the title of this post is not completely accurate as we all work in our underwear, unless of course going commando is your thing But I am literally hanging out in my office with nothing but my boxer briefs on. Working from home is pretty sweet, and like anything has its pros and […]

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A 5% discrepancy could means millions.

May 6, 2013

Just about every personal finance guru has an opinion on how much you should contribute to retirement. Their suggestions usually falls between 10% and 20% of your gross income. For as long as I’ve been at this personal finance thing (since 2007), I’ve decided to contribute no less than 15%. Here’s what my retirement contributions […]

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