I love living in a nation where we have the choice on what we spend out money on, for me I value experiences, great food and beverages, book, and other little things that aren't crazy expensive. I am the opposite of what most companies want from a consumer. Luckily for those companies there are people… Continue reading Stupid Product of the Week
I spent 14 days in another country with my best friend and spent less than $1500 including airfare. Being financially frugal and wanting to retire early prohibits lavish vacations, but that doesn't mean we can't explorer the world while we enjoy some of the simpler things in life. What I am outlining below is my… Continue reading How to travel abroad on less than $2000 – Costa Rica
Happy Cinco De Mayo everyone! Hope everyone has fun celebrating the holiday and enjoys having a beer or two to celebrate. A few fun facts about Cinco De Mayo: This isn't a federal holiday in Mexico, in fact it only became popularized in 1933 when Franklin Roosevelt enacted the good neighbor policy in 1933 Today… Continue reading Recent Purchase – O!
Happy May everyone! Time to dive into what happened over the last 30 days and see how my passive income stream looks. April turned out to be a bit crazier than I expected on the expense side of the house, I had a bit of a surprise state tax that I owed upwards of $860,… Continue reading April Passive Income Pursuit
I've been away for a little bit with some travel for work and with life events happening around me. Entering a busy period of travel coming up due to some redesigning of the way we handle our operations at work so I get to beef up the travel points in the near future. I made… Continue reading Portfolio Shifts – XOM, KO, VIG and SHPG
I think this is a timely time to address what most people think is their free mystery money at the end of the fiscal year. According to the IRS, the average American receives a tax refund of $2800.00 from the government after their taxes are completed. This is a large chunk of change. To put… Continue reading Money Saving Tip #4 – Save Your Tax Refund
Ah another month in the books and another check in on how I'm progressing this year to funding my freedom from work place politics and being a worker bee in the proverbial company wheel. March was a fantastic month down in Arizona, it's probably one of my favorite months in the desert as the days… Continue reading March Passive Income Pursuit