If you're reading this blog, you're probably a saver. And I'd bet you'd cringe a little if someone called you a spender. Frugality is nerdy. And by nerdy, I mean cool. So, I laughed a little when someone forwarded me an article written by Robert Kiyosaki (author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad) where he called me a loser: And then it got worse. Robert called us out by … [Read more...] about About the Time One of My Heroes Called Me a Loser
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 cover was mostly blown. To my surprise, none of our friends or family cared much. Some of them made comments like: Oh wow, I see you're on … [Read more...] about Rant: ???
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! Awful Sweatersaurus I have some questions for you: Have you ever dreamed of winning the local Ugly Sweater contest? Are you OK paying $695 … [Read more...] about Rant: Horrible Gifts
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, seasoned bloggers know not to look at the comments. While I don't entertain their vitriol, lately I've been thinking a lot about the trolls. I mostly feel … [Read more...] about 1500 Days: Bringing out the Worst in People since 2013!
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 tailwind at my back, I accomplished my financial goal recently and ahead of my timeline. Blogging here on 1500 Days has … [Read more...] about Random Rant: Normal Sucks