Should you pay down your mortgage faster?

March 25, 2014

Quit being a wuss. Subscribe to my blog.   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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Baby Prepping

March 17, 2014

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 way through the birth canal (too graphic?). Here’s […]

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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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