So many goals. So many things to think about. FIRE. Raising good kids (ours are 3.5 years and 6 months). Eating better. Gardening. Simplifying. Montessori ideas at home for the kids? Investing. Keeping active. Keeping track of where our money is … [Continue reading] about I need to do less…oooh, look! A butterfly!
This post is not about cloth diapers
I promise. But it took us 5 months into having our second kid before we finally bought cloth diapers. Yup, that means that tossed over $1,000 in pee-soaked, poop-filled disposable diapers into the landfill. One thousand early retirement workers … [Continue reading] about This post is not about cloth diapers
We lost our head & invested $50k in a startup
No, we’re not really crazy. But this is out of character for us. I typically hew pretty close to the JL Collins and the Bogleheads approach to investing: choose a few low-cost Vanguard funds (no bonds for me, thanks), or the lowest cost funds I … [Continue reading] about We lost our head & invested $50k in a startup
Do you need to simplify on the path to financial independence?
Time to come clean - I'm a recovering packrat. I had waaaaaaaaay too much shit, and now I'm down to just too much shit. And it gets in the way of moving towards FI - at least for me. I've had inklings that a minimalist/simple path was better for … [Continue reading] about Do you need to simplify on the path to financial independence?
The Pig in the Python – Why I’m Long on Health Funds
I'll admit it. I'm much more heavily invested in health care than you think I should be, and that's alright - it's perfectly within your right to be wrong.* I'm so bullish, even my kids’ 529’s and Coverdells are heavily invested in health … [Continue reading] about The Pig in the Python – Why I’m Long on Health Funds