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Miss Mazuma
Early Retirement
Frugality/Saving, Investing
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Chicago , Illinois, United States
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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Happy 2019!!  Today is the day that many people will hold themselves accountable for past resolutions gone wrong or future resolutions to begin anew.  According to THIS post by INC., the top 10 New Years resolutions people commit to are as follows: 1. Diet or eat healthier 2. Exercise more 3. Lose weight 4. Save … Continue reading New Year, New Challenge…70k Steps a Week. Join Us!! ...
Posted: Jan 01 2019 @ 6:47 PM
Clickbait?  Maybe… Ok, just kidding.  That is me trying to dumpster dive at Aldi…my technique could use some improvement. What I really want to show you is my OTHER caboose… I teased about this purchase back in July, but if you haven’t been following along on Twitter or Instagram then I have failed as far … Continue reading Want To Check Out My Caboose? ...
Posted: Dec 18 2018 @ 6:09 PM
Too long a title?  It’s my blog, so deal.  😉 When you take several months off between posts, it seems every post you write has a catch-up theme.  I’ll keep it brief, but this one is no different… After my road trip ended in February, I began a stage of floating.  I floated from one … Continue reading Fuck It FI aka When You Change Direction On The Path to ...
Posted: Jul 11 2018 @ 8:30 AM
This post is a long time coming (as are all of my post’s these days!), but I’m finally still enough to write it.  If you happen to be following along on Instagram, you know my road trip is over.  Long over.  For the past 6 weeks, instead of driving state to state, I have been … Continue reading Road Trip Finances, Factoids, & #VanLife Wisdoms ...
Posted: Apr 11 2018 @ 3:07 PM
So far, I have been on the road a little over one week.  In 9 days I’ve driven 2599 miles and spent $290.69 on 115.42 gallons of gas…it’s been worth every cent. I didn’t have any expectations for this journey, but I did have a variety of reasons for setting out on it: I wanted … Continue reading Oh, The Places You’ll Go… ...
Posted: Feb 03 2018 @ 10:01 AM
Aka – Wanderlusting’s less known sister.  The one that takes the desire to travel and rolls with it.  I stumbled across this word a few weeks back and as soon as I read it, I knew it was created for me.  And today I roll… THE BACKGROUND I have always loved a nice long road … Continue reading Fuck it… It’s Coddiwomple Time!! ...
Posted: Jan 25 2018 @ 5:04 PM
I was listening to a Mad Fientist episode the other day and was thrilled to hear the guest, Chris Hutchins, speaking about a habit I too have formed for myself over the years.  He was saying that each month he does one thing significant so he can look back on his life and know that … Continue reading 2017 – That’s a Wrap! ...
Posted: Jan 12 2018 @ 7:14 PM
FinCon – Where Money & Media Meet.  Pretty catchy tagline for the personal finance blogging community.  But let’s take a second to break it down for my non-blogging friends.  Basically, FinCon is a convention where financial media of all types meet to geek out over everything from new apps, monetizing, SEO, creating fabulous content, and … Continue reading Forget the Fluffy Recap, Here’s the Real Dirt on FinCon17… ...
Posted: Nov 07 2017 @ 8:09 PM
Every once in a while you tweet something that gets a bit of attention.  For me, today’s tweet was this simple frugal girl hack: I promised a tutorial on how to do a quick dye job, but first, a story… A few years back I switched to my black skinny jeans “uniform”.  My reasons were … Continue reading Frugal Fix – Get Your Faded Jeans Back to Black (or blue, ...
Posted: Oct 20 2017 @ 4:20 PM
I never thought I would be the type of gal who stays up late reading about taxes, 401k’s and Summary Plan Descriptions (SDC), yet here I am and I blame my friend Fritz… After-Tax 401k Contributions Last week, during an early morning van ride to the airport in Tucson, I popped in my earbuds to … Continue reading Early Retirement: Roadblocks & Contemplations ...
Posted: Oct 13 2017 @ 4:18 PM


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