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Millennial Grownups
General Finance
millennials, family, budgeting, investing, finance, early retirement, minimalism, side hustle
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Alabama, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Looking forward to Social Security payments when you retire..' Well prepare to be wholly let down, and to get screwed in the process. I can remember my high school economics teacher saying, "Social Security is a failed experiment," and, "I'll pay in my whole life and never see a dime," and here we are 10 years later and the SSA is still mailing checks. Those quotes from my teacher may ...
Posted: Mar 06 2018 @ 9:25 AM
Let's start this with full disclosure: I am NOT the best at budgeting. In fact, I have devoted the month of February to fixing our grocery budget. We are tightening our budget out of necessity. We are trying to avoid student loans while The Husband goes back to school, AND we just started our daughter at a new, more expensive daycare. While we have not perfected our grocery budget YET, ...
Posted: Feb 12 2018 @ 9:35 AM
Parenting is hard, and this week, I have learned a valuable lesson in parenting.Let me preface with complete honesty: in our family, I am the money hoarding, budget queen. Money and price are definitely a big factor in the majority of decisions that I make. Sometimes, it serves us well. Other times, not so much.For instance, exactly one year ago this week, we began "shopping" around for daycares. I was ...
Posted: Jan 20 2018 @ 9:27 AM
Oh how the ringing of the new year brings out the most aspirational side of people. It brings inordinate amounts of kale, unhealthy and unattainable workout regimes, and goals so far out of touch and out of reach that we, as a society, give up before February.Maybe that was a little too cynical. But, do you get my point' Last year we were ALL about setting the bar high in ...
Posted: Jan 11 2018 @ 9:00 AM
"Many people take no care of their money till they come nearly to the end of it, and others do just the same with their time." Johann Wolfgang von GoetheThe husband and my financial situation has greatly changed throughout the past few years. Not in how much we make, but in how we allocate and prioritize our money. We have paid off our student loans, cash flowed grad school, paid ...
Posted: Jan 02 2018 @ 10:29 PM


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