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Ruby Escalona

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A Journey We Love
Early Retirement
Frugality/Saving, Millennial
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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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If you guys don’t know by now, traveling is one key component in our relationship (one of our tenets is that we need to travel to learn and experience more, and life is a journey that we all should make use of). In this article (a few in a series), we try to take you [...] The post How to choose your travel destination appeared first on A Journey We Love. ...
Posted: May 23 2018 @ 9:46 PM
First up in our Why Travel To series: our state, Florida! The Why Travel To series aims to give you a glimpse of why you should want to go to a destination. I’ve been living in Florida for the past 18 years of my life, and Ruby has been living here for a little over [...] The post Why Travel To Florida' appeared first on A Journey We Love. ...
Posted: Jan 03 2018 @ 1:46 AM
It’s that time of year again.  No, I don’t mean Christmas. I mean dusting off the transaction history for this past year from Personal Capital (link) and sifting through…(checking total amount of transactions)…2,097 transactions! Boy, what fun it is to calculate net income…yeah. It has certainly been an interesting year.  The first half of the [...] The post 2017 Budget Year In Review appeared first on A Journey We Love. ...
Posted: Dec 31 2017 @ 1:30 AM
If you’re traveling to Nevada, odds are you’re looking to stop in Las Vegas. While “Sin City,” as some call it, isn’t for everyone, it’s still one of the main tourist attractions in the U.S. You know the general idea: there are massive casino resorts, luxurious pools, fine dining establishments, and some of the best [...] The post 4 Things You Might Not Know About Las Vegas appeared first on A ...
Posted: Dec 28 2017 @ 1:45 PM
  People always ask us how we can afford to travel this much, and we try to make it as transparent as possible by posting our travel expenses on this blog. However, what they really don’t know is HOW we can afford to spend all that money on travel.  Living in the USA, I’ve realized [...] The post How we fund and afford our travels appeared first on A Journey We ...
Posted: Dec 28 2017 @ 1:33 PM
A battle that is debated continuously in the personal finance world. If you want a simple answer, it will depend on your situation right now. Here, we discuss some of the pros and cons of each and why we ultimately became homeowners ourselves. The perks of buying a house I mean it doesn’t even have [...] The post Buying vs Renting a House – Which One Is Better' appeared first on ...
Posted: Dec 25 2017 @ 1:30 PM
What is the first reaction you receive when you tell someone that you’re traveling' I ask this question, out of curiosity, because whenever me and Ruby go traveling during the year, people we talk to sometimes express surprise and often ask us how we can afford to travel so much. One of the most common [...] The post The Real Cost of Travel appeared first on A Journey We Love. ...
Posted: Dec 24 2017 @ 3:52 AM
Here on A Journey We Love, we aim to do full time travel by becoming financially independent. However, from time to time we do book reviews about books that we may have read for the year. After all, being on the road means a bit of a downtime, especially if we are traveling from place [...] The post 2017 Personal Finance Book Reviews appeared first on A Journey We Love. ...
Posted: Dec 05 2017 @ 1:45 PM
People seeking financial independence are dubbed as nonconformists. We seek ways to be financially free and a few seek to retire early, which goes against the norm of what majority of the population are used to: go to school, get a degree, get an advanced degree maybe, get a job, work until you’re 70, then [...] The post The Nonconforming Nature of Financial Independence appeared first on A Journey We Love. ...
To own or to rent: an eternal question that boggles us who have been in the workforce long enough to have saved a bit of money and want a place to live in. After the huge housing crisis circa 2008, we fast forward to 2015, when the prices of homes began to go higher, making [...] The post Why We Bought A House (even if we travel a lot) appeared first ...


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