Monthly Savings: Food

There’s no way to sugar coat this. Before our turnaround, we spent a ton of money on food- well over $1000 a month. Coffee shops, bars with friends, eating at restaurants twice a day, convenience foods from luxury supermarkets… if the game was spending money, we were winning. Every weekend was another celebration, and most … Continue reading Monthly Savings: Food

Monthly Savings: Shopping

In our last post, we showed how we found an extra $1000 per month hiding in our budget. While that was a great start for us, most of these savings were in bills, utilities, automotive, and other miscellaneous areas. This doesn’t give a complete picture of our spending. To better understand this, let’s look at … Continue reading Monthly Savings: Shopping

Radical Podcast Interview

While at Camp Mustache a few weeks back, my wife and I gave an interview on the Radical Personal Finance podcast. It’s now online and you can listen here. Topics discussed: How anyone can change if motivation is strong enough Our recommendation to young couples taking on debt How working as a team helped strengthen … Continue reading Radical Podcast Interview

Camp Mustache Review

Hello again! While I’m busy finishing part 2 of our In Depth 180 series, I’ll leave you with a recap of the wonderful time I had this past weekend at Camp Mustache SE in Gainesville, FL. The weekend was absolutely amazing! My wife and I spent our days surrounded by nearly 40 extremely optimistic and energetic FI or nearly FI people. We’re still … Continue reading Camp Mustache Review