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 front page of a major website looking back at you is humbling and uncomfortable. The server freaking out: Bluehost was humbled as well. The … [Read more...] about Thursday Rant: Burritos, Bankruptcy and Living in Boxes
Some thoughts before we begin today's Rant: I'd rather take a chance and be free than stay chained to my desk in the name of safety. I'd rather play with FIRE than live a conventional life. If you ever see a Komodo dragon in the wild, run like hell. The 4% Rule If you're going to quit the workforce early, I'll bet that the 4% Rule is one of the cornerstones of your … [Read more...] about Thursday Rant: Why the 4% Rule Won’t Steal Your Spouse or Give You the Clap
Hi there, Mrs. 1500 today, tag-teaming with the Mr. to ask Do you believe in the 4% rule? But first, let's talk about last week's question and answers: How do you interact with people who are the exact opposite? When I asked this question, we had just spent a very long weekend with some family who had been in town. They like to spend money, and consider almost any … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: Do you believe in the 4% rule?