Category Archives: Mrs1500

Get Comfortable Talking About Money

Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today. Let’s talk about money. We have been blogging for exactly¬†4 years today. Mostly Mr. 1500, but I pop in from time to time to share my views or ask a question. Our life has changed … Continue reading

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Ladies, Take Care of Yourselves and Get a Mammogram

Hi there, Mrs. 1500 back again for the second day in a row. So a few weeks back, I wrote about feeling financially guilty because I bought 4 new bras. You ladies responded that $30 a bra isn’t excessive – … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers: What Inspires You?

Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today, asking about what inspires you. But first, like always, we’re going to take a trip in the WABAC¬†Machine and travel back to last Monday, where we asked How do you balance work and life? Ironically, … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers (Contest Edition): What have you been reading?

Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today. Well, I will join you after Mr. 1500 recaps last week… So last week, I thought my boss had discovered my plans to retire early, so I straight up asked in the post: Well, my … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers: Are you going anywhere fun this summer?

Hi there, Mrs. 1500 here. We have been planning a big trip for early summer, and I wanted to know if you are going anywhere fun? But first, let’s go back to last week’s question, where I asked you What … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers: What does living below your means really mean?

Hi there, Mrs. 1500 finally back at the helm, after a couple of weeks off. I had an interesting conversation with a neighbor, who thinks she lives below her means. What does that really mean? But first, let’s go back … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers: Slacking Off Edition

Hi there, Mrs. 1500 getting a late start today. Johnny Moneyseed and Laura from My Shiny Nickels came to visit us this weekend. We had a great time, spending far too many hours chatting and staying up waaaay too late. … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers: Where do you live?

Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today, wanting to know where you live. Before you answer, let me say that you can get as specific or as general as you like. We say we live in Northern Colorado, and that is as … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers: Do you use a local bank or a chain?

Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today, asking about your banking habits. Do you use a large, nation-wide chain bank, or do you use a local bank? And what are your reasons for choosing? But first, let’s talk about your finance book … Continue reading

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Ask the Readers: Can you recommend a good finance book?

Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today, cautiously excited to ask you for a good book recommendation. But let’s go back to last week’s creative side hustle question. It was a leading question – I only asked so I could tell you … Continue reading

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