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Miss Mazuma

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Miss Mazuma
Early Retirement
Frugality/Saving, Investing
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Chicago , Illinois, United States
Life stage:
SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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So far, I have been on the road a little over one week.  In 9 days I’ve driven 2599 miles and spent $290.69 on 115.42 gallons of gas…it’s been worth every cent. I didn’t have any expectations for this journey, but I did have a variety of reasons for setting out on it: I wanted … Continue reading Oh, The Places You’ll Go… ...
Posted: Feb 03 2018 @ 10:01 AM
Aka – Wanderlusting’s less known sister.  The one that takes the desire to travel and rolls with it.  I stumbled across this word a few weeks back and as soon as I read it, I knew it was created for me.  And today I roll… THE BACKGROUND I have always loved a nice long road … Continue reading Fuck it… It’s Coddiwomple Time!! ...
Posted: Jan 25 2018 @ 5:04 PM
I was listening to a Mad Fientist episode the other day and was thrilled to hear the guest, Chris Hutchins, speaking about a habit I too have formed for myself over the years.  He was saying that each month he does one thing significant so he can look back on his life and know that … Continue reading 2017 – That’s a Wrap! ...
Posted: Jan 12 2018 @ 7:14 PM
FinCon – Where Money & Media Meet.  Pretty catchy tagline for the personal finance blogging community.  But let’s take a second to break it down for my non-blogging friends.  Basically, FinCon is a convention where financial media of all types meet to geek out over everything from new apps, monetizing, SEO, creating fabulous content, and … Continue reading Forget the Fluffy Recap, Here’s the Real Dirt on FinCon17… ...
Posted: Nov 07 2017 @ 8:09 PM
Every once in a while you tweet something that gets a bit of attention.  For me, today’s tweet was this simple frugal girl hack: I promised a tutorial on how to do a quick dye job, but first, a story… A few years back I switched to my black skinny jeans “uniform”.  My reasons were … Continue reading Frugal Fix – Get Your Faded Jeans Back to Black (or blue, ...
Posted: Oct 20 2017 @ 4:20 PM
I never thought I would be the type of gal who stays up late reading about taxes, 401k’s and Summary Plan Descriptions (SDC), yet here I am and I blame my friend Fritz… After-Tax 401k Contributions Last week, during an early morning van ride to the airport in Tucson, I popped in my earbuds to … Continue reading Early Retirement: Roadblocks & Contemplations ...
Posted: Oct 13 2017 @ 4:18 PM
This post was featured by Rockstar Finance. If you clicked over from there, THANK YOU, and I hope you enjoy the read. If you just happened to wander over here and are interested in all things Personal Finance or FIRE (Financial Independence/Early Retirement), I highly recommend you hop over to Rockstar Finance to check out … Continue reading When is a Loophole or Hack Immoral? And Can It Be ...
Posted: Sep 29 2017 @ 8:38 PM
Welcome to my new (and hopefully sporadic 😉 ) series, Adventures in Landlording. Anyone who has ever been a landlord knows unexpected issues occasionally arise.  Wearing my landlord hat, I personally have dealt with 3 am lockouts, bounced checks, plumbing issues, fire issues (it was actually a pizza that set fire in the oven while … Continue reading Adventures in Landlording – The “Leak” ...
Posted: Sep 22 2017 @ 4:55 PM


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