Hey look, the Fioneers interviewed me for their Slow FI interview series and it's live today: https://thefioneers.com/death-march-to-financial-independence/Fioneer Jess asked me to participate in the interview over 1 year ago. I wish that I would have gone this slow in my FI journey. Whoops!Thanks Jess for this opportunity and infinite patience! … [Read more...] about Interview With The Fioneers!
Bad Role Models
Recently, I learned two things about ping pong: #1: Don't call it "ping pong" I recently attended a local Ping Pong club with a friend, A Noonan Moose from Frugal Fringe. I wasn't sure I was at the right place, so I asked the guy working the front desk of the gym:Me: Is this where the ping pong club plays? Desk Guy: What? Me: The ping pong club. Am I at the right … [Read more...] about Ping Pong Machines and Jet Fighter Dreams
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 else. But on the off chance that she would see this (ha!) I have changed her name. Not to protect her innocence, but to protect the innocence of her … [Read more...] about Thursday Rant: Ruby is Off the Rails
When Mrs. 1500 posed the question yesterday about living below your means (I'm going to refer to it as LBYM from now on), I admit that I hadn't thought much about it either. I pondered the question for a bit and came up with two criteria you must meet if you want to define yourself this way:No debt Living on less than you earnI admit that my view is very binary, but … [Read more...] about The Mr. 1500 definition of living below your means
I see people making ridiculous financial mistakes almost every day. Some of them really stick out though. At my first job, a 22 year old new hire, right out of college bought a new Corvette in his first month of employment. Buying a car equivalent to one year of your pre-tax salary at the tender age of 22 is a money mistake of epic proportions.Mr. Corvette's financial … [Read more...] about Flip your life upside down and you may just live the best life ever