Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Kid’s Ledger – The Hawaii Vacation

In the normal world, sport parenting is when you enroll your child in sports early in the hopes that they become physically fit and confident. At the Jolly Ledger, we consider sport parenting to be having only one kid. With … Continue reading

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Saving Money on School Supplies

It is that time again in the Jolly Ledger household to venture to Walmart and spend our hard earned money on school supplies. We could go hard core and buy nothing, but in truth, it sort of raises moral and … Continue reading

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Hawaii Vacation Review

I visited Hawaii when I was twelve. I remember mini-golf, boogie-boarding and this rain jacket the most. I was hiking through what felt like rain forest, but it was probably some well-manicured botanical garden, and it was pouring. Like drenching … Continue reading

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The Church of FI – Physician on FIRE (1500 day interview) and Mad Fientist

My favorite post this month was Physician on Fire’s interview with 1500 days. 1500 days promised it to be a revealing psych evaluation ambush. It was nothing of the sort, but you can tell that 1500 days had a lot of … Continue reading

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The Ski Pass Value

    As you may have noticed on Monday when we posted The Big Scratch , we are back from a Hawaiian vacation. So of course, it is the perfect time to think about the season ski pass.

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The Big Scratch – July 2016 Net Worth Update

Cool! Our total assets now sit firmly above the $800,000 mark. Knocked back down to size by our liabilities, we ring in a total net worth of $545,132. After spending a week in Hawaii, we can now re-establish our savings … Continue reading

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Gone to Hawaii

  Hi folks! The Jolly Ledger family is off to Hawaii so we will be taking a short (but sweet!) hiatus from our usual blogging schedule. Since April, we have published 40 posts and have great links in the Church … Continue reading

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The Ledger – June 2016 Expense Report

June was a nightmare. Things are a mess at home (more on this next month) and work has become a cacophony of management-related bullshit. Stress has hit all-time highs for me, but July should be vastly better due to our … Continue reading

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Unexpected Expenses – the Hawaii Vacation

  Back in 1981, a young girl (that’s me!) went to swim practice. Generally, the parents would drop the kids off and we would gather near the front doors of the YMCA. That day, my life changed forever. A new … Continue reading

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