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Mr WoW

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Name:
Waffles On Wednesday
Category:
Early Retirement
Tags:
Budgeting
Start Year:
2016

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Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Team
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Analyst
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Latest Blog Posts

Privilege This is a hot topic in the FIRE community, and it’s something that we have explicitly tried our best to avoid on this blog.  Not for any reason other than it’s a touchy topic. We like to keep it fairly light around here.  Unfortunately this post isn’t going to be one of those, it might be a little tough… ...
Posted: Jun 13 2018 @ 8:30 AM
It may have a shortage of water, but it doesn’t have a shortage of anything else.    As you might have heard, Cape Town is suffering from a a significant drought.  So much so that originally “Day Zero”, the day the city runs out of water, was supposed to happen during the time we were there.  Fortunately for us and… ...
Posted: Jun 06 2018 @ 12:33 PM
I’m getting antsy We just got back from a trip. It was amazing.  And I’m getting ready to go back into the office, I’m struggling. As I prepare to return to the office after two weeks away, I’m just dreading it.  I’m having trouble getting motivated to go.  When can I stop?  Can we quit yet? I keep looking at… ...
Posted: May 30 2018 @ 8:30 AM
We’ve Been Outed   As you could tell from Mr. Wow’s latest post, we are wandering again.  Because of this, today’s post will be a short, but fun one.  It all happened a few months back.   Tales of Being an Anonymous Blogger   Like many others in this blogosphere, the Mr and I have chosen to remain anonymous.  While… ...
Posted: May 22 2018 @ 8:30 AM
So, I’m sitting here writing this in the Priority Lounge in Amsterdam.  We’re enjoying a free breakfast, and a free cup of coffee in the airport.  (Thanks Chase Sapphire Reserve Card!!)  But I’m not writing this to talk about all the perks that come from having a great credit card.  Yeah, TSA precheck is nice, priority pass (depending on the… ...
Posted: May 16 2018 @ 8:30 AM
For Cinco De Mayo this year, we celebrated by going on another great podcast.  We love the Countdown To FI podcast, they’re fantastic folks and it was a ton of fun. Be fair warned, it was Cinco De Mayo, there drinks involved.  It’s been described as crass and crude, but that’s what makes it so much fun!! There’s also a… ...
Posted: May 09 2018 @ 12:04 PM
Weirdo. Freak. Misfit. Oddity. All these words have been used to describe me at some point in my life. I don’t know that it’s something to be proud of, and I certainly know that when I was younger it wasn’t something that made puberty any easier. I was always the kid with the big ears that sat in the back… ...
Posted: May 02 2018 @ 8:30 AM
A post on a Monday? It’s like waffled french toast- different, but just as good!   So apparently today is a very special day.  It is FI-iku Day aka Financial Independence Haiku Day!   Now, I just learned about this special occasion this morning while reading the brilliant work of My Son’s Father.   I thought to myself. I like poetry.… ...
Posted: May 01 2018 @ 2:11 AM
As Mr. Wow and I prepare for our upcoming trip to South Africa, I decided to take a moment to highlight the travel hacks we’ve discovered to be extremely helpful throughout all of our travels.  If you are looking for a post about credit card hacking and reaping the rewards, this is not the post for you.  Instead, I’m going… ...
Posted: Apr 25 2018 @ 8:30 AM
To the typical rebuttal to the frugal way of life, and working toward our FI plans: But, what if you get hit by a bus? Well… I did, only it was a car.  This is Part 5.  You can catch up on Part 1, Part 2,  Part 3 & Part 4. Recap So, I’m sure you’re just as shocked as I am that there… ...
Posted: Apr 18 2018 @ 8:30 AM

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