This Free Car Might Change Our Lives

If you have been keeping up with our posts, you know that we were gifted a car by some very generous family members. We finally sold our extra car that we were making payments on, and now we have an extra $463 each month to do whatever we want with…. what should we do???

It was bitter sweet as … Read More

Running for My Life & Saving for Our Future

Around the same time I decided to get my finances under control, I also started running.  It was a hobby to help me live long enough to actually enjoy a retirement, and to help me spend less time with video games.  Switching from my expensive video game hobby to running was one of the smartest things this dumb guy has … Read More

Net Worth Update – November 2018 $281,142.47 (+$6,217.24)

Don’t be fooled by the decent gain this past month, our retirement accounts were gashed pretty hard last month.  We did fare a little bit better than the market overall, which was down by nearly 7.5%.  (Remember my post about the first day of the big decline?)

We also managed to do better with our cash position this month than … Read More

Personal Value – How Much Is Your Time Worth

Every now and then when I travel, I have to decide on if I want to book a flight out of the local airport or drive to the larger airport 100 miles away.  Invariably the local airport will be more expensive.  But what is the break point for when the increased cost is “too much”?  How much personal value do … Read More