While Cubert and his family spend a little vacation time in the Desert Southwest, his mighty friends have offered to step in with some excellent content. Today, I'm excited to have my Minneapolis friend, Adam, from Crispy … [Read more...] about Will Robots Take Over Our Jobs?
Tread Lightly Retire Early: Minimalism With a Purpose
Today's guest post is from my friend Angela, at Tread Lightly, Retire Early. Angela's story is inspiring and I'm sure you'll enjoy reading her story. Take it away, … [Read more...] about Tread Lightly Retire Early: Minimalism With a Purpose
Financial Independence or Early Retirement?
Today's guest post comes to us from Jason at Winning Personal Finance. Jason has an admirable goal of helping every reader of his blog to make optimized decisions, so they can live the life they dream of. He believes that the … [Read more...] about Financial Independence or Early Retirement?
Our Amazing Rick Steves Switzerland Itinerary
Fondue, anyone? Today I’m going to share some photos and blather on about our incredible 5-day Switzerland itinerary. What a neat chunk of the planet this place is. So for those of you aspiring to Financial Independence, … [Read more...] about Our Amazing Rick Steves Switzerland Itinerary
Frugal Money Saving Tips From Cubert
Spending can be too easy sometimes. You don't have to fall victim to the ever-present shadow of marketing and advertising. I'm conjuring up today's theme after picking up on some of the desirable material things that … [Read more...] about Frugal Money Saving Tips From Cubert
What We Can Learn From (Left Intentionally Blank)
Preface 11/7/22: Sadly, Elon has gone off the rails since this post originally appeared years ago. For his and our sakes, I would have hoped he'd stay focused on science and tech to resolve some of our pressing global … [Read more...] about What We Can Learn From (Left Intentionally Blank)
How to Not Worry About Spending Money
Any day now. It's coming up. The annual wintertime vacation to someplace WARM. And this ritual has me pondering how to not worry about spending money and just have FUN. Time to tuck the budget away and unwind... In two … [Read more...] about How to Not Worry About Spending Money
Old Fashioned Frugal Living: Growing Up in the 80s
As a member of Generation X, I grew up in the 80s. While there were many problems in that decade, like inflation, Black Monday, and the Cold War, personal finance was much simpler then. There were fewer choices and people … [Read more...] about Old Fashioned Frugal Living: Growing Up in the 80s
How Much Does It Cost to Raise a Child? (An Optimistic View)
Curious how much does it cost to raise a child (or more) these days? There are the big things to account for: childcare costs (daycare, nannies, sitters), basic needs (food, shelter, clothing), activities (sports, drama … [Read more...] about How Much Does It Cost to Raise a Child? (An Optimistic View)
The Millionaire Next Door Formula Deciphered
If you were asked what it meant to live the American Dream, how would you answer? Most would likely include a list with the following qualifiers: Own a nice, big house in a vibrant neighborhood Send your kids to … [Read more...] about The Millionaire Next Door Formula Deciphered