Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Kid’s Ledger – The Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead is a holiday primarily celebrated in the central and southern regions of Mexico. Family and friends gather to remember loved ones who have died. The tradition is steeped in ritual and is designed to help … Continue reading

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New Woman’s Guide to Success through Financial Independence (or Fuck your Career!)

Photo credit: Facebook Miss Revolutionaries   Arbitrary barriers, unconscious gender bias, limited opportunity. If you are a woman whom has spent years working in a professional job, after spending years getting an education, you understand in a deep and personal … Continue reading

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

  It is often quoted that it costs $250,000 to raise a child. That high number is meant to shock, to evoke outrage over the high cost of living in the United States. But how high is our cost of … Continue reading

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The Big Scratch – October 2016 Net Worth Update

I am pleased to announce that we finally have more invested in our 401k than we have equity in the house! Actually this happened a couple of months ago, but I just recently noticed.

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Guest Post on Travel Miles 101

As most of you have probably discerned, we are back from our trip to Disney World! We missed Hurricane Matthew by one day. Ironically, I had no idea there even was a hurricane, although I did notice it was a … Continue reading

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The Ledger – September 2016 Expense Report

Our operating expenses went over-budget by $385 due to a trip to Costco and expenses related to acquiring an old car in need of some repairs. We stock up on groceries and household goods (think, toilet paper and dog food) … Continue reading

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