Your Productivity ≠ Your Worth:

I had a conversation the other day that led to some very interesting realizations: I equate my value as a person to how much I accomplish in a day. I also only consider days a “good day” when I get a lot completed. When I don’t get a lot done, I feel guilty and shameful.Continue reading “Your Productivity ≠ Your Worth:”

The Dumbest Purchases We Have Made:

I always preach that to achieve FIRE you need to stop all unnecessary spending, but to be honest, over the years, we’ve (particularly me) been terrible with this.. I would say only in the last two years, we’ve greatly improved. So if we can be on track for FIRE after making all of these dumbContinue reading “The Dumbest Purchases We Have Made:”

The 4 Principles I Base All of My Life Choices On:

I read the book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People a while back and have since focused even harder to center my life around a few core principles, rather than things like: what would benefit me the most, what would make my spouse happy, what would make us the most money, etc. The book explainsContinue reading “The 4 Principles I Base All of My Life Choices On:”

What to Do if You Lose Your Job:

So… You’ve lost your job.. now what? I suggest saving this post as a guide, just incase. First of all, try not to panic. You will survive and everything happens for a reason. This doesn’t make it any less sucky, but recognize that panicking & fighting against what is done will not help the situation.Continue reading “What to Do if You Lose Your Job:”

September 2021 Financial Update:

So… I wrote this blog post, and mere hours later I unexpectedly lost my job. This changes things a lot. It’s really funny reading this post & editing it now because of how things have drastically changed in just a few hours. It just goes to show that you can’t predict the future, but youContinue reading “September 2021 Financial Update:”

4 Reasons Why You Should Sell Your Car NOW:

I hate it when writers mess around and take a long time to get to the point of their post, and I have to keep scrolling & scrolling. You know what I mean, so I am just going to jump right into it: Car values have appreciated for the first time ever. This is huge.Continue reading “4 Reasons Why You Should Sell Your Car NOW:”