Category Archives: Uncategorized
Every couple of weeks or so i have a minor anxiety attack – “Are we doing the right thing?” I think this is natural; society tells us you have to work until you are 65. Society pressures us to go … Continue reading
Over the last few years Kickstarter has become more and more popular with over $3.6B spent. For those unfamiliar with the process Kickstarter provides a platform for (mainly) small businesses to crowdfund the money they need to get their projects … Continue reading
Of our monthly bills our water/sewer bill is the largest. Typically it runs about $150 a month, however it is billed quarterly so this means we get a hit of close to $500 every 3 months!
Last week we received a mysterious package. It turned out to be a box from Blue Apron, i’m unsure exactly why we got it, but it was addressed to the previous owners of our house. I think that maybe they … Continue reading
At the start of the year I set out some objectives for the year which would help to keep us on track for the year. I promised to give an update on these once per quarter, so here is the … Continue reading
So just like that we are now a quarter of the way through the year. Although January was great for the markets, the retreats in February and March has pulled everything pretty much back to flat (or worse) for the … Continue reading
On Saturday I will be running my first half marathon. I have been running on and off for about ten years but it was only recently that I became more organized and decided to push myself further.
As you know we moved to Oregon the middle of last year and had no W2 income in the state, our entire income was based on dividends and some capital gains from our portfolio, the majority of which was distributed … Continue reading
One of the best things about FI and not working is the amount of time that is now available. In fact we wonder how we got *anything* done when we were working. I guess we just got most of our … Continue reading