Monthly Archives: January 2016

Not Exactly Credit Card “Hacking,” but…

In my resolutions list for 2016, I included a plan to take better advantage of credit card offers that were available to us.  I’m glad to report back that we have already taken several steps to be on the right … Continue reading

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2015: Our First Year of Living for FIRE

Our Thousand Days to Retirement story has many steps.  In May and June 2013, we walked the Camino de Santiago (cathedral pictured above) in Spain and decided that we wanted more time to ourselves.  In summer of 2014, we read Your … Continue reading

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Tackling that Restaurant Budget!

There are some fixed expenses we cannot do much about: insurance, condo assessment, real estate taxes, etc.  But, as we all know, there are lots of discretionary expenses that we can definitely do a lot with.  Year after year (and … Continue reading

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May This Year’s Resolutions Prove Successful…

Happy 2016! I am a HUGE lover of resolutions.  I know it’s not popular to make “resolutions,” and I know that very few people (including myself) actually have any measurable follow-through on all the good resolutions they come up with. … Continue reading

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