Monthly Archives: September 2016

Gone to Disney World!

The Jolly Ledger Family is off to Disney World this week! Here was the general reaction when we broke the news to Little Miss TJL at her second (!) birthday party   so far this year (what a con artist).

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The Church of FI – The Earth Awaits and Millennial Revolution

We have been super busy preparing for our upcoming trip, birthday parties, run-down cars and fitting school and work in there too! However, there were so many great posts this month, I figured we could take a few minutes to … Continue reading

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The Importance of Values in Financial Planning

For the last couple of weeks, I have been reading David Bach’s Smart Women Finish Rich. He updated this version in 2002, but seeing how it is now 2016, it has parts that are outdated again. While I got a … Continue reading

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The Kid’s Ledger – The Big Reveal

Little Miss TJL recently went to her best friend’s birthday party. It was just the two of them (along with parents and grandparents, of course); they went to an amusement park modeled after the North Pole . There’s the Candy … Continue reading

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Colorado Care vs. Affordable Care Act in Early Retirement

The Colorado Care Initiative or Amendment 69, which proposes a state-government run single payer health care is on the ballot in November. While employed, I am not concerned about my healthcare costs, as it is included as part of my … Continue reading

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The Church of FI – August 2016 Expense and Net Worth reports from the blogosphere

Welcome to the Church of FI! Every two weeks I share links to influential blogs, expense and net worth reports or just interesting stuff I read during the month. Let me know in the comments if you would like to … Continue reading

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The Big Scratch – September 2016 Net Worth Update

We received a free lawn mower last month. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work. Mr. TJL spent this past weekend trying to fix it to no avail. I hope he finally consults You Tube, the mecca for all DIY matters. I don’t … Continue reading

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The Ledger – August 2016 Expense Report

August was a modest spending month. We came in $461 under our monthly budget which should help to even out some of the higher spending months earlier this year. I finished the final planning for a birthday trip to Walt … Continue reading

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