The Art of the Finance Date Night

A funny thing happened after we got married: the people of society started handing out random, unsolicited relationship advice & tidbits. Thank you recently divorced co-worker and old lady at the voting booth for the salient advice! The overwhelming theme of most of the advice we received was communication. Communication is key. Never stop talking […]

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Monthly Expenses – April 2016

Our goal for 2016 is to reduce our yearly expenses to $50,000. That means keeping our expenses at $4,166 per month.  And what’s a goal without an accountabilibuddy?? Monthly expense check-in to the rescue! April, April, April! A month filled with a grueling 8 hour Professional Engineering exam, free festivals abound, outdoor adventures, various get-togethers with […]

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Monthly Expenses – January 2016

One of our goals for 2016 is to reduce our yearly expenses to $50,000 (~$10k less than last year – challenge accepted!). That means keeping our monthly expenses lower than $4,166. January was a pretty good month for us, especially considering we were traveling to see family and had a rowdy New Year’s Eve party in […]

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