Early Retirement Ahead

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A Budget Fail

A funny thing happened to me recently.  I realized that I was never hitting the budget numbers I expected.  Things like AC repairs, car repairs, etc kept coming up, but there was something else.  I noticed that every time I project the timeline for our solar loan payoff, it would...


Travel Rewards Update

          We sure are getting close to holding a million miles!  It is really just a psychological achievement, there is no added utility or reward for having that much accumulated.  However, I am still excited to reach that amount.  I credit reading Million Mile Secrets, The...

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April Expense Recap

It is time to update our spending in April.  I would not say it was a great month, however any month that our net worth increases should be considered a success.  My goal is steady progress, which is what we having been making the last year or so.  Check out...