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Seattle, Washington, United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Having recently wrapped up a year-long adventure that took us all over the country and beyond, I wanted to share some of our lodging stats from the last 12 months. We stayed in a variety of different places, but as you may have gleaned from the title, the majority were in spent in hotels. Thanks […] ...
Posted: Feb 07 2019 @ 4:41 PM
One year ago, my wife and I set out on an amazing adventure across the country. After a handful of years working full time and saving money towards our goal of financial independence (FI), we decided to leverage some of that financial freedom ahead of our ultimate goal. Therefore, we quit our jobs to take […] ...
Posted: Jan 28 2019 @ 1:12 PM
Whelp… We thought November was bad at just over $5k in spending, but December snuck up on us with the highest expenses to date! The month started with the 2nd half of our Caribbean cruise, then Disney and Universal happened, and don’t forget about Christmas. It was a perfect storm of expenses than sent our […] ...
Posted: Jan 21 2019 @ 12:06 PM
Month 10 marks the most we’ve spent to date during our Gap Year Adventure (and not by a small margin). November started out similar to many of our other months, but we decided to splurge a little bit towards the end and hopped on a long cruise around the Carribean! The mini-vacation within our vacation […] ...
Posted: Dec 31 2018 @ 11:25 AM
Shopping on Amazon can be overwhelming at times.  A search for a simple product can sometimes yield hundreds or even thousands of potential choices! I’ll break down how to filter through these choices efficiently.  Within minutes, it’s possible to locate the product with the best price to quality ratio, as chosen by millions of other shoppers […] ...
Posted: Nov 20 2018 @ 12:07 PM
Another month of traveling around the country full time is in the books and spending time in New England wasn’t cheap.  Honestly, it wasn’t that expensive relative to a typical month of living in Seattle either! We started the month outside of beautiful Acadia National Park and finished it in Richmond Virginia after a whirlwind […] ...
Posted: Nov 13 2018 @ 1:36 PM
Do you pick up coins off the ground?  Maybe only nickles and above?  Job Spotter, a smartphone app, lets you find money hidden in plain sight in the form of “Now Hiring” signs!  Snapping a picture of a hiring sign is worth between 5 cents and $1.50, paid out via Amazon gift cards. Job Spotter is […] ...
Posted: Oct 30 2018 @ 10:28 AM


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