Baby Prepping

March 17, 2014

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog. Girl Ninja is about to start her third trimester which means it’s almost go time for Operation Don’t Be a Crappy Dad. We’ve been busy bodies over here trying to wrap our brains around exactly how drastically things will change when Baby Ninja slips and slides his […]

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I’m hardcore when it comes to debt.

March 13, 2014

My debt journey can be summarized as follows: 0 to 18yrs old: Debt free because I was too young to have debt 18 to 24: Legally allowed to have debt, so why not rack up $28,000 in student loans 24 to 27: Live debt free after realizing I hated Sallie Mae with a passion 27 […]

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Our savings account just lost $20,000.

March 11, 2014

Put up or shut up.  I don’t know how many time’s I’ve written about short-term investing, specifically in taxable investment accounts. I just know it’s been too many considering I am yet to contribute a single penny to one. I mean, one of my top referring blog posts of all time was titled “If you […]

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First time on a red carpet.

March 9, 2014

Spent the weekend with Girl Ninja and my family at the Veronica Mars movie premier in Austin, Texas this weekend. It was a quick trip, 36 hours in total, and a ton of fun. Here’s a pic of Girl Ninja and I on the red carpet…. Three years ago I wrote a post titled “The […]

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Didn’t know our house came with a free pool.

March 5, 2014

As you all know I live in Seattle. Yes, what you are thinking is true. It literally rains here 400 days a year Since rains is the norm here, not many people have pools installed on their properties. Girl Ninja and I, however, discovered two weeks ago we were bucking that trend and are now […]

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Net Worth: March 2014

March 3, 2014

During my last net worth update I offered up $100 to any reader who could give me a boy name that GN and I liked so much we decided to use it. One of those names is on our short list. In the top 2 actually. Nothing is locked in yet so feel free to keep […]

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This is why you invest in your 401k

February 27, 2014

Got a quarterly statement from the Thrift Savings Plan (the government version of a 401k) yesterday and it tickled my fancy in ways my fancy has never been tickled before. There was a good amount of information on there that seemed totally pointless. Like the section that told me if I was 62 years old […]

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