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Yes, carriers – plural. We had been with T-Mobile for about 12 years. Our monthly bill, for a family plan of two, had averaged out to around $75/month for the past couple of years. Not bad. We were grandfathered into an old plan and didn’t quite think much about it. But starting this year, T-Mobile … Continue reading New phone carriers ...
Posted: Sep 09 2019 @ 7:08 PM
August was the second month this year that our net worth dipped by over $12K. And that’s ok. How ok? Even with the monthly dip, our net worth is over $144K for the year! Frankly, the market run we’ve been having is almost unprecedented and it is bound to end at some point. But from … Continue reading August 2019 ...
Posted: Sep 01 2019 @ 1:23 PM
A quietly steady month for us. Markets have been doing their upward trajectory. There is a big group of people who think a correction is due, including me. It could come in a couple of months, in a couple of weeks, or we could be in the middle of one right now. Who knows? That’s … Continue reading July 2019 ...
Posted: Aug 06 2019 @ 4:04 PM
In one of our first posts, The Who and the What, we had alluded to our plan (hope?) of being FIRE by 2023. The time has now come to throw some light on activities behind the scenes that will radically change the 2023 timeline. First, why 2023? With the accelerated pay-down of our mortgage, we … Continue reading A big change in FIRE plan ...
Posted: Jul 18 2019 @ 10:29 AM
We hit two milestones last month. First, our assets crossed over the $1M mark for the first time ever. Second, our Net Worth went over $800K, for the first time too. Mostly this is a result of the markets swinging up by over 7% in June. Always remember, the markets will show volatility in the … Continue reading June 2019 ...
Posted: Jul 03 2019 @ 11:36 AM
Our first month in 2019 where we turned red month-over-month. The markets declining about 6% in May had a major role to play. Major expense last month was a $2.5K payment for an emergency room visit from 2 months ago. All good on health front though. Another $2.75K on flights for one set of parents. … Continue reading May 2019 ...
Posted: Jun 03 2019 @ 9:54 AM
The basic premise of this post is this: You should get the longest term mortgage that you can get. Say, 30 years. You should try to pay it off much faster. Say, 10 to 12 years. Note: If on the 30-year mortgage you were to pay every month as if you were paying a 15-year … Continue reading Mortgage – To get the longest term or not ...
Posted: May 30 2019 @ 10:30 AM
We were less than $2.5k away from being “asset millionaires”! (That doesn’t really mean anything, but the little joys of “millionaires” and “we” being in the same sentence :D) At ~$23K, we posted our lowest year-to-date monthly increase of net worth. I can’t even begin to imagine how privileged we are to be in our … Continue reading April 2019 ...
Posted: May 01 2019 @ 8:41 AM
The markets have been relatively flat over March but we have been pumping in our usual amounts to our respective 401(k)s, joint brokerage account, and 529 for the kiddo. Also, we put in (most) of our Roth and traditional IRA contributions for 2018 last month. I was pleasantly surprised that we were still able to … Continue reading March 2019 ...
Posted: Apr 01 2019 @ 7:06 AM
Total assets of $955k for February has smashed the previous high-water mark of $937k set in September 2018. Net worth is at all time high of $744k. Wow! Keep in mind though, as we always do, the market will have some hiccups on the way. Outstanding mortgage is below $200k. I think we can reach … Continue reading February 2019 ...
Posted: Mar 01 2019 @ 1:31 PM


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