Net Worth: April 2014

April 2, 2014

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog. We are in California for a Spring Break baby moon bonanza. We miss San Diego dearly and sometimes we wonder if we made the right choice in moving to Seattle. Who knows, maybe we’ll end up back down here one day…when we are millionaires and can afford it. […]

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Taxable investing compared to saving

April 2, 2014

What would have taken me 1 year to earn in saving account interest was made in three weeks in my new taxable investment account. #happycamper

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Financial summary in 140 characters

March 30, 2014

If you don’t have a Twitter account then you can’t follow me on twitter. And if you aren’t following me on twitter, you’re super lame. The thing that makes Twitter so interesting is you have to communicate an entire thought using no more than 140 characters. Sometimes this is easy, for example, “Cats are the […]

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Should you pay down your mortgage faster?

March 25, 2014

  No.   Glad we settled that debate.

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That time being responsible was dumb.

March 23, 2014

For three years Girl Ninja and I worked diligently to build our savings account up to $100,000. If you didn’t know, we picked $100,000 for two reasons. First, it sounded super sexy. Second, it would give us the ability to put 20% down on a home priced up to $400,000 (leaving $10,000 for closing costs/furniture […]

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Screw being a millionaire

March 20, 2014

When I graduated college, at 21 years old, I really only had one goal for myself in regards to my personal finances. GET FILTHY FREAKING RICH But here I am, seven years later, realizing that I don’t actually care about being wealthy. I know, I know. You’re probably thinking, “Ninja, you’re a hypocrite. Some of […]

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Stop contributing to your retirement accounts now!

March 19, 2014

Like I mentioned in yesterday’s post, Girl Ninja and I recently took $14,000 out of our savings account and transferred it to a taxable investment account. Many of you were curious as to why we would do such a thing considering we only contribute to one Roth each year (instead of two) and I don’t […]

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