“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike.” –John F. Kennedy There aren’t many things that I get as much enjoyment out of as riding my bicycle to work. Ignoring the cost benefit for the moment, just imagine the efficiency of completing one task and simultaneously knocking three things off your “to-do” list at… Continue reading How to Bike to Work
Intro Way back before I had ever heard of Mr. Money Mustache, ChooseFI, or the FIRE movement, I was interested in real-estate investing. I had zero knowledge, zero experience, and zero funds (literally to all three). All I had was a lifetime experience of growing up poor, a half read copy of the 4 Hour… Continue reading From One to Nine Rental Units in a Year
“Don’t own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.” ― Wendell Berry Have you ever been overwhelmed by task of cleaning out a cluttered room, or sorting through your clothes or the other junk in a closet? What about if you’re in the process of moving and you… Continue reading Unintentional Minimalism
Housing is by and large the most expensive expenditure in the typical American budget. The average person spends 30% of their income on housing alone (which is one of the criteria I have for screening tenants, the rent must be 30% or less of their income to qualify). I genuinely find this to be a… Continue reading The House Hack that Allows us to Live for Free
Intro Many people work their way from top to bottom assessing their spending and their budget, cutting fat from all possible places. But one thing that most people leave untouched is their cell service. Why is that? Why do people have some inexplicable loyalty to Verizon, AT&T, or any other provider? All they do is… Continue reading How We Saved $2k a Year by Cutting Cell Costs
You might recall that last year I posted about booking free flights to Europe, and then cancelling them. Well, the time had finally come to take this long anticipated trip to Cyprus and Dubrovnik. To give you a brief rundown of that first article, we robbed some poor airline for flights from NYC to Larnaca, Cyprus for… Continue reading How to Survive on Norwegian Airlines, & Other Budget Airlines.
This is our long awaited summary of the CampFI: Mid-Atlantic camp that we attended in April of this year. You readers have been clamoring for this synopsis and review long enough (full transparency: literally no one has “clamored” for this). So, to get this show on the road, we had no idea what to expect… Continue reading “It’s a…..Financial Camp”