Time to fess up

April 14, 2014

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog. A few years ago, I decided to make a blog post that mimicked a very popular website, PostSecret.com. If you aren’t familiar, PostSecret is website in which random people like you, mail in post cards containing deeply personal confessions. My first post like this, “Share your secret”, remains […]

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Goodbye $30,000/yr, we won’t miss you.

April 10, 2014

We are about two months away from welcoming Baby Ninja to the family and in case you were wondering, no I do not feel prepared to be a dad. I mean, I frequently forget to bathe and feed myself, how am I expected to take care of another human being? While I may be in […]

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I guess I’ve reached “that” stage in life…

April 8, 2014

One of the primary selling points of our home was the awesome outdoor living space. We have a good sized patio just off our kitchen that overlooks our big lush backyard, flagstone fire pit area, and the Olympic mountains and Puget Sound. Our patio is awesome, but for the last nine months, it’s been naked. […]

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25 going on 60

April 6, 2014

One of my buddies, who works in finance for a major bank, told me he recently attended a small group with a few of his good friends from college. During the small group, one of the members began reflecting on his life. He has a good job. He and his wife bought a house in […]

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Net Worth: April 2014

April 2, 2014

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. Haha. I should be back with “non lazy” […]

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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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