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Sarah Saverdink

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The Saverdinks
General Finance
financial independence, early retirement, financial well-being, budgeting, saving, investing
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Boston, New England, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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April spending was far more reasonable than the first three months of the year! Our spending last month was over $4,000 less than prior months thanks to a few quiet weekends at home and no travel expenditures. Summary chart courtesy of Personal[...] ...
Posted: Jun 10 2018 @ 11:19 AM
March spending revealed another expensive month thanks to future travel and our skiing addiction. It was practically a 50/50 split between core spending (housing, food, transportation) and discretionary spending (vacations and hobbies). Two local ski weekends and two pairs of[...] ...
Posted: May 19 2018 @ 4:26 PM
February was an expensive month thanks to real-time and future vacation expenses dominating our budget. Not complaining 🙂 Our core expenses for February were surprisingly low thanks to the shorter month and an awesome 9-day ski vacation to Colorado which[...] ...
Posted: May 04 2018 @ 10:05 PM
A new year is well on its way and we’ve been so busy enjoying the winter weather (interpretation: skiing) that I’m woefully behind on Saverdink updates! The snow has melted and mud season is now upon us. Time to buckle[...] ...
Posted: Apr 20 2018 @ 10:36 PM
2017 has come to a close and it’s time to tally up our spending over the past year! Back in April, we laid out our planned budget for the year and predicted an average monthly expenditure of $5,615 (excluding health insurance[...] ...
Posted: Jan 11 2018 @ 3:34 AM
Happy New Year, everyone! Remember how awesome our November spending was' One of the lowest months all year…' Well, December was pretty much the polar opposite. We spent double last month’s expenditures. Oy, vey. The holidays will do that, except most of[...] ...
Posted: Jan 06 2018 @ 1:10 AM
The Financial Independence / Retire Early (FIRE) concept has been gaining a lot of traction lately and we’re huge advocates of the movement. What would you do if you didn’t need to work for a living and could choose an[...] ...
Posted: Dec 27 2017 @ 1:53 AM
I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season and the arrival of winter! With traveling for Thanksgiving, a busy work schedule and general holiday merriment, there’s barely been time to breathe, let alone write. November spending was fantastic and ended[...] ...
Posted: Dec 17 2017 @ 4:01 AM
I’d say fall is in the air in New England, but the multiple 70+ degree days this past month sure had me fooled! Our biggest accomplishment this past month is that we still haven’t turned on our heat yet. Think[...] ...
Posted: Nov 05 2017 @ 11:56 PM
Iceland is a smoking hot tourist destination right now and we’re thrilled we had the chance to explore this magnificent island in September. Known as the land of fire and ice, Iceland certainly lives up to its name. We spent 9[...] ...
Posted: Oct 27 2017 @ 4:25 AM


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