Category Archives: Rants

Miscellaneous rants that don’t fit anywhere else

Rant: ???

I’ve largely given up on my ranting. It’s a side-effect of trying to live a more positive life. However, sometimes I just can’t help myself… Exposed! We were mostly anonymous until we received some press last year. After that, our … Continue reading

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Rant: Horrible Gifts

I’ve been trying to cut down on the ranting, but sometimes, I can’t help myself. Today, I present you with the worst gift ideas that I could dredge up from the bowels of the internet. This post contains NO affiliate links! … Continue reading

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Thursday Rant: Burritos, Bankruptcy and Living in Boxes

Recently we were on Yahoo!. Not once, but twice. That’s Mrs. 1500 and I down there: This was by far, the biggest exposure this little blog has ever had: This led to: Me freaking out: Seeing your own face on the … Continue reading

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1500 Days: Bringing out the Worst in People since 2013!

My buddy Jim wrote a post last Tuesday about trolls. He was inspired by an article about us that went viral and showed up on Yahoo!. Like every other personal finance success story, the trolls came out in force. No bother, … Continue reading

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Random Rant: Normal Sucks

Hate Mail! I started blogging over 3 years ago to document my journey to financial independence/early retirement. I thought it would be fun to hold myself publicly accountable and at the same time, share my adventure with others. With a strong market … Continue reading

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The Ultimate 1500 Days Holiday Shopping Guide!

Hello Consumers! Good news; Black Friday is almost here! For those who don’t live in America, here is what happens on this glorious day of shopping and mindless consumerism: Wake up at 2am and drive to the local big-box store. Stand … Continue reading

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Thursday Rant: Advice for when you Hate your Wife

First of all, I do not hate my wife. By some miracle, I found a spouse who is supportive, shares my goals and puts up with my nuttiness. This is a gift. Recently though, a friend forwarded me an article that … Continue reading

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Thursday Rant: The Multi-Million Dollar Masturbatory Cake

I’m incredibly happy with my life and it’s all because our family has found the right balance. We take nice vacations, eat good food and fool around with expensive gadgets like electric bicycles. However we also live in a modest home, drive old … Continue reading

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Thursday Rant: Ruby is Off the Rails

Brace yourself readers, Mrs. 1500 is angry. Very angry. Go to your happy place wife. Now. Hi there, Mrs. 1500 ranting at you today. We have a neighbor named Ruby. Well, not really. In real life, her name is something … Continue reading

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Thursday Rant: 1500 Household Junk Mail Edition

On rare days, it’s difficult for me to write – the ideas show up in my head faster than I can write them down. However, the inspiration for today’s post showed up in my mailbox; no brainpower required! Sometimes, this job is just … Continue reading

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