Tax Change Woes and Why Tax Refunds Are Overrated Anyway

On ABC News yesterday morning a report came out that some people were angry over their shrinking tax refunds. And it was also reported that others were outraged because they had to unexpectedly pony up extra cash to pay Uncle Sam. I was surprised by this and have some thoughts on the matter that I'd … Continue reading Tax Change Woes and Why Tax Refunds Are Overrated Anyway

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When Life Gives You Lemons

Most of us have heard the aphorism "when life gives you lemons, make lemonade". Well, it's now time for us to make some lemonade. Last Friday I lost my job and was among 120+ others who lost their jobs as well. This happened because the parent company I had worked for was acquired by another … Continue reading When Life Gives You Lemons

What We’ve Learned From Our First Month Of Blogging

One of the primary reasons why we decided to start this blog was so we could document our journey to financial independence. We wanted to share a piece of ourselves, and also have a place where we can go to reflect on both our challenges and our achievements. Now that we have been blogging for a … Continue reading What We’ve Learned From Our First Month Of Blogging

How Success Keeps Us Trapped And Our Great Mind Shift

Mr. FE and I both grew up in the same small town along the 128 beltway, about 20 minutes outside the city of Boston. We both attended the same high school, yet we didn't meet until after we both graduated. In fact, we met each other on a blind date at the Hard Rock Cafe … Continue reading How Success Keeps Us Trapped And Our Great Mind Shift