Becoming obsessed with savings rate is not a unique experience. I'm willing to bet it's kept many of us awake at night after learning about its importance in the pursuit of financial independence. To me, it feels like something that I should have complete control over, but I'm not sure that's realistic. It's a love/hate … Continue reading Hitting the Brakes on My Savings Rate
Growing up I always felt relatively intelligent. My grades from various school tests, reports, projects and exams seemed to justify those feelings. I can remember receiving some praise around the house; the occasional "we're just so proud of you," and "keep up the good work" were thrown around. A funny thing started to happen though. I … Continue reading Learning to Love Being Wrong, Part 1.
This morning I was greeted with a welcomed surprise, which inspired me to write this impromptu and likely poorly proofread post. I've had weight issues and problems for the majority of my life. Going all the way back to my early grade school days I always felt as if I was the "fat kid" in the class. I … Continue reading 101 Pounds Later.
As I approach the ripe old age of 30 I find myself reflecting - as I'm sure many people do - on how I spent my late teens and most of my 20's. I know so much more now about the "real" world. I consider myself to be at least 500% more financially literate, I feel … Continue reading My Life Living in a Van.