Last week, I asked you if we should move. We have $450,000 in equity in our home which I don't like. This money isn't doing anything. I'd rather put it to work. Here is what you had to say: Joel from the excellent new Pour Not Poor podcast: Only move if it will make you happier, not if it will make you more money. What if more money makes you happier? … [Read more...] about Do You Use Time Wisely?
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It seems to me that the relationships of frugal people have less conflict than those of the general population. However, no healthy relationship is completely without disagreement. Mrs. 1500 and I don't fight often and when we do, it's about trivial stuff like the thermostat settings. (Mrs. 1500 note: IMPORTANT stuff like thermostat settings.) We have another disagreement … [Read more...] about Ask the Readers: How Many Loads of Laundry Do You Do Each Week?
Bah! A post about New Year's resolutions! How novel and creative! NOT! But tis' the season, so I'm going to ask about them anyway. Before I do, I want to tell you how I'm approaching it. Resolutions Suck (but...) I've always disliked New Year's resolutions. Why do we need a new year to make a new beginning? Start today, not on 1/1! Try to improve and reinvent yourself … [Read more...] about Goals?
Last Thursday, our net worth hit the $2,000,000 mark for the first time: We had gained entry into the Double Double Comma Club! The DDCC is like one of those fancy airport lounges or secret clubs that only hipsters know about. You walk in and attractive people hand you alcoholic beverages and little, mysterious appetizers. It was not to last, at least in the short … [Read more...] about Tell Me Again: What Is Your Net Worth?
Oh, earth, you're too wonderful for anybody to realize you. Does anyone ever realize life while they live it...every, every minute? -Our Town, Thornton Wilder Giving Thanks Usually, it's not hard for me to think of ideas for posts here on 1500 Days. And even that is a stretch because I don't have to come up with them; the ideas come to me. Sometimes, when I'm … [Read more...] about What Are You Thankful For?