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 substantially in those 4 years. We downsized our house, joined the Double Comma Club, fell out of the Double Comma Club, bounced in and out of it for a while - and will … [Read more...] about Get Comfortable Talking About Money
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 - in fact quite the opposite. I appreciated your responses, and am trying to get over my guilt. I even got rid of those old bras that didn't fit. Thank you. Now let's talk … [Read more...] about Ladies, Take Care of Yourselves and Get a Mammogram
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, a few hours after this post was published, we got notification that Mr. 1500's modified work schedule was approved for his next contract year, which … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: What Inspires You?
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 boss didn't mention it. She is outspoken, so I think she would have if she had seen the post. I am relieved: Retiring in your 40s is a very odd concept to most and … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers (Contest Edition): What have you been reading?
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 to last week's question, where Mr. 1500 asked how you would invest $275,000. Chris from Flipping a Dollar, Fervent Finance, Reader Danny, BackNColo, The … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: What does living below your means really mean?