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Kris

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Name:
Chronicles of a Father with Cents
Category:
General Finance
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Start Year:
2017

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Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
Asian
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Facility Coordinator
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Latest Blog Posts

We all make mistakes and having financial ones are no exception. From receiving my first ever paycheck to my recent one, it has been quite a roller coaster ride. I would say I started high from the beginning but went down for long time from being in debt with credit cards, student loans and medical bills but since I got married to Mother with Cents my financial roller coaster has ...
Posted: Oct 12 2017 @ 9:00 AM
Welcome to the September edition of the Expense Chronicles.  If you haven’t seen my past expense chronicles, here are July and August. This is a monthly check up of my expenses and it is broken up into categories.  Few things to note: We are a one car family so our gas and car insurance charges are all for our Toyota Prius C I do have complimentary breakfast and lunch at my work. If ...
Posted: Oct 05 2017 @ 9:00 AM
A few months ago I borrowed a book from the library called “Quiet” by Susan Cain. ‘Quiet’ is about how undervalued introverts are in all sorts of life and how can they empower the world with their quiet personality.  I was somewhat intrigued by this book beforehand because I wanted to read how introverts was able to handle our world of extroverts.  Lots of people have opinions on about everything ...
Posted: Sep 28 2017 @ 9:00 AM
The Millionaire Next Door by Thomas J Stanley, Ph.D and William D Danko Ph.D After many suggestions about this book and overwhelming raving reviews on this book I finally got my hands on it and gave it a read. What is this book about? I got to admit I didn’t see why a lot of people like the book when I was halfway through.  Yes, it was quite revealing that a lot of ...
Posted: Sep 21 2017 @ 9:00 AM
When my blog first launched during the 4th of July, I went through my Twitter feed and saw that David from Zero Day Finance was offering anyone to do the Zero Day Challenge. It was featured on CNBC, Yahoo Finance and on the Rockstar Finance.  So I read about what the purpose of challenge was the how to track your spending.  I figured that since I track all of my ...
Posted: Sep 14 2017 @ 9:00 AM
When I launched about a two months ago, I didn’t really know what to expect.  One of the goals was to make as much content as I can. About a few weeks before starting up the blog, I wrote down a list of topics that I could elaborate about knowing that I could put it into detail as much as possible. I am still trying to get ahead of schedule ...
Posted: Sep 12 2017 @ 9:00 AM
The Expense Chronicles, August 2017:  Ikea and Baby Diapers Welcome to my second edition of the Expense Chronicles.If you haven’t seen my first edition from July, check it out here. This is a monthly check up of my expenses and it is broken up into categories.  Few things to note: We are a one car family so our gas and car insurance charges are all for our Toyota Prius C I do have complimentary ...
Posted: Sep 07 2017 @ 9:30 AM
Welcome to my second edition of the Expense Chronicles.If you haven’t seen my first edition from July, check it out here. This is a monthly check up of my expenses and it is broken up into categories.  Few things to note: We are a one car family so our gas and car insurance charges are all for our Toyota Prius C I do have complimentary breakfast and lunch at my work. If the ...
Posted: Sep 07 2017 @ 9:30 AM
One of the first things I wanted to do when Mother with Cents was pregnant was open some sort of college fund for our newborn but had no prior knowledge of it. When I researched and discovered 529 accounts, I had to get a details of why is it better to open one than a good old savings account, the tax advantages, what type of investment plan I should ...
Posted: Aug 24 2017 @ 8:30 AM
Living in the San Francisco Bay Area is not exactly the best place where you can find low housing costs.  On top of being the top five media market in the country, the Bay Area is in the top three of high cost of living.  So how does one find ways to enjoy themselves frugally in a metropolitan area especially an expensive one?  Well you come to the right place.  ...
Posted: Aug 17 2017 @ 8:45 AM

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