When you see an article on a legitimate news site called "Save like a Millionaire," you freaking read it! It had some good advice, much of it I'd heard before, being the rapidly-growing money dork that I am. But one piece of advice stuck out more than any of the others. "Delay retirement as long … Continue reading Walking on a Broken Leg (and other stupidities)
For my Wife of Two Years
Today, I celebrate two years with my lovely wife. Two years isn't that long (even in today's society), but it's long enough to have plenty of trials. In fact, we just recently overcame one or two emotional milestones that will unlock a few good things in our future. Sometimes it's a struggle, often it's a … Continue reading For my Wife of Two Years
It's amazing what you can tell about somebody from how they buy glasses. My wife recently updated her glasses, and because she works for an optometrist, she has a certain "free" budget. Her coworkers were encouraging her to get some pretty, expensive ones, but she refused. She knew that we were on a tight budget, … Continue reading Considering Consideration
If it ain’t broke, fix it anyway!
Anybody else hate taking their car to the mechanic? I had a problem with my car, so I took it to the mechanic. All in all, the fix cost about $450. To some that's chump change, but not to me. Before fixing it, however, the guy called and told me my timing belt was really … Continue reading If it ain’t broke, fix it anyway!