Crazy market got you down? Looking for someone to make fun of the gloom and doom mainstream financial reporting – or some solid advice? I’m bringing you both in today’s article and video.
A few weeks ago, we got back from our epic dream trip to Japan. This was a trip we saved and invested for over nearly 20 years. Come check out our investment strategy, and the many things we did over the course of our ten day trip for a family of five. Bonus content – you get to see me attacked by pigeons!
It’s house on FIRE day! We had an electrical emergency over at CMO central the other day, and fortunately had a birthday hero here to help save our house from catching on fire. This experience was a powerful reminder of the importance of emergency funds – and emergency plans. Read more about what happened, and be sure to catch the bonus video with interviews with my family about the event.
My middle son has a thing for narwhals. If you’re not familiar with them, they’re often called the “unicorn of the sea”. To me, they look kind of like a cross between a whale and a unicorn. A long time ago, he did a science project on narwhals, and ever since they’ve been his favorite […]
This past weekend was the opening of blueberry season here in CT – at least at our favorite local farm. We like to go to Litchfield Hills Blueberry Farm because they have a huge farm and a tremendous variety of berries, meaning the growing season is months long as opposed to just a few weeks. […]
Today I’m reflecting on mortgage free life. Three months ago, I hit the submit button on the mortgage companies website, getting rid of the last debt we had. Today I’m talking about different aspects of debt free living – from the mentality of “we don’t have a mortgage, so we can afford it!” to how life doesn’t necessarily change in the ways you think it might.