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Mr. AE

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Apathy Ends
General Finance
Investing, Early Retirement/FIRE
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

1% doesn’t seem like a big deal. Out of a dollar, it is a penny that you probably walk by on the street and don’t even think of picking up. A 1% price increase at the grocery store doesn’t stop you from bringing anything home. $10 on a $1,000 purchase, not going to raise any […] The post Can You Do 1% Better? appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Sep 19 2017 @ 5:00 AM
I write and read a lot about creative ways to save and invest money, but what can happen when we take some of that ingenuity and turn it into a charity hacking engine? Can we take a little and make a lot? Can a small amount of money make a difference? I think this point […] The post Turning Savings Hacks into Charity Hacks appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Sep 15 2017 @ 5:30 AM
3 times in the last few weeks I felt like a podcast was speaking directly to me. I don’t remember the quotes exactly, but it was along the lines of “A lot of these Millennials preaching index fund investing and “long-term” investing have only invested in a bull market, we will see what they are […] The post Remember this when the inevitable happens appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 6:00 AM
I am going to start featuring writers from other blogs over the next few months to share different investing/money saving techniques that I haven’t thought of or figured out yet. If you want to guest post reach out to me through my contact page. Today’s guest post comes from Dreamer in Chief, the father of […] The post This store has the lowest prices on Everything appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Sep 08 2017 @ 5:00 AM
In my previous post, First Shot at our FI Number, we looked at how much money Mrs. AE and I will need to declare Financial Independence. In this post, we are going to look at how long it could take us. Queue anxiety now. I have mentioned this before, but we are not passionate about […] The post How long will it take us to reach Financial Independence appeared first on ...
Posted: Sep 01 2017 @ 5:00 AM
To date, we have held off on figuring out our Financial Independence number, mostly due to a number of future unknowns. This post has been sitting in “draft” status since early January……but I really want to know my Financial Shit, so I am going to take a shot at formulating our number. Even though this […] The post First Shot at our Financial Independence Number appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Aug 28 2017 @ 5:00 AM
I professed my love for time-tested investing advice from great minds in my previous post on market speculation and decided to expand it into an all out Quote Assault on Personal Finance today. This is the quick and dirty guide to my views on personal finance, aided with quotes that I may or may not […] The post Personal Finance in 10 Quotes appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Aug 25 2017 @ 5:00 AM
“There’s always money in the banana stand” Last week, I randomly looked over at Mrs. AE and said these words. Don’t worry, I am not losing my mind, and it wasn’t after I had enjoyed 13 of MN’s finest craft beers either. I wanted to title this post something that she wouldn’t forget. In the […] The post There’s Always Money in the Banana Stand appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Aug 21 2017 @ 5:00 AM
When I was actively trading, I looked at the financial news every morning to see what was going to influence the market that day. Now that I have matured (one of the only areas I consider myself “matured”) into a passive investor, I skip the doomsday predictions that once had me stressed out about short-term […] The post Rich Today, Broke Tomorrow appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Aug 18 2017 @ 5:00 AM
Usually, I talk about ways to CUT costs, save money or invest, but today I want to talk about the Best Money Spent in the AE household year to date. We try to spend on things that we truly enjoy and cut the rest of the crap out. This year a lot of our cash […] The post Best Money Spent This Year appeared first on Apathy Ends. ...
Posted: Aug 14 2017 @ 5:00 AM


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