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Rethink the Rat Race
Early Retirement
Millennial, Real Estate, Travel Hacking, Frugality, General Finance
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Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Engineer / Mechanical
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This past week, I stumbled upon a real estate deal that could either be the deal of a lifetime, or just another property for sale. The problem was, I couldn’t assess how good of a deal it really was because it was an auction. But, it was located on the outskirts of civilization a town… Continue reading The Real Estate Deal that Wasn’t. ...
Posted: Jan 31 2018 @ 4:00 PM
Now that we are almost a full month into the new year, and everyone has already ditched their New Year’s resolutions, I’m dropping in for some reminders and motivation. Do you want to wake up this time next year in the same exact financial position you are in now' You’re working 5 days a week,… Continue reading New Year – New You ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 3:42 PM
Before we get started, I’d like to issue a ‘trigger warning’ to all the self-proclaimed carnivores, this article will talk about blasphemous concepts including: veganism, vegetarianism, and even reducing meat consumption. You have been warned… At the risk of sounding like the cheapest bastards in the world, we are going to explain our grocery shopping… Continue reading How We Make Veganism Work For Us. ...
Posted: Jan 15 2018 @ 5:00 PM
It’s no secret that while I (Mr. RRR) have a pretty good job that I enjoy, I’m pretty easily out-earned by my incredible wife. I’m not even remotely ashamed or emasculated by this fact, Mrs. RRR busted her ass to get through school and now she’s a relatively high earner, even though she hates it.… Continue reading How Sacrificing My Job for Adventure Advanced My Career 5 Years. ...
Posted: Dec 18 2017 @ 4:00 PM
It’s hard to believe that it’s only 14 days until Christmas. For some reason, it hasn’t felt quite like the holidays this year. Maybe it’s because our constant stream of Christmas parties hasn’t started yet. Regardless, there’s always at least 3 Christmas eating events that we attend, and that means that we need to prepare… Continue reading Rat Race Recipe: Sweet Potato Casserole ...
Posted: Dec 11 2017 @ 4:00 PM
I know what y’all are thinking. “An intro story 18 posts and 4 months into the blog'” Yep, mostly because the other articles we are writing are still in the works. “Why is this such a long ass article'” Chill bro, it reads quick, and it’s always good to know what motivates people, maybe you… Continue reading The RRR Origin Story. ...
Posted: Dec 04 2017 @ 4:00 PM
Hey there, It’s Mrs. RRR here, the reject mechanical engineer. And I say I’m a reject engineer because, I’m not your typical, average Joe engineer. Let me paint you a picture to help give you an idea of what I’m talking about…. Imagine you are a female in a male dominated career, like 1 woman… Continue reading The Reject Engineer. ...
Posted: Nov 27 2017 @ 8:00 PM
Anyone that knows us, knows that we are fitness fanatics. This is for a number of reasons. One, we are sticklers for efficiency, and obesity from over-eating and under exercising is pretty much the inverse of efficiency. Secondly, we both have a family history of health problems compounded by inactivity and obesity. And finally, we… Continue reading Health is Wealth: Frugal Fitness Guide. ...
Posted: Nov 20 2017 @ 8:00 PM
You’d think that a small Japanese hatchback with a 1.8L 4 cyl engine and 6 speed transmission would get pretty decent fuel mileage. Well, we are here to tell you that the ’07 Versa would like to be the exception to that thought. If you just type it into the Google machine, they’ll tell you… Continue reading Make Driving A Car Suck Less. ...
Posted: Nov 13 2017 @ 8:00 PM
“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies,” said Jojen. “The man who never reads lives only one.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Dance with Dragons Books are an incredibly useful tool that I think often don’t get the credit they deserve since the boom of the internet. From old-fashioned books of paper and ink, to… Continue reading Easily Accessing Free Entertainment. ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 8:00 PM


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