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Mike & Em

Blog Info

Name:
Married and Harried
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
Family
Start Year:
2016

Blogger Bio

Location:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Age:
30s
Race:
White
Gender:
Team
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Profession:
Engineer, SAHM
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Latest Blog Posts

It’s time to learn more secrets of family time management! This week I’m interviewing Chris from keepthrifty.com. He and his wife have created a mini-retirement for themselves by focusing on what they really want. You can read all about how they made it work on their site. I really enjoyed reading about their trip to […] The post Family Time Management – Keep Thrifty appeared first on Married and Harried. ...
Posted: Feb 28 2018 @ 7:00 AM
It will be the end of February in a couple days. The vast majority of people will receive a tax cut in 2018 and it should be included in your paycheck by the end of February for everyone. You may not agree with how it was implemented, or what cut other people received. But this […] The post Where Is Your Tax Cut Going? appeared first on Married and Harried. ...
Posted: Feb 26 2018 @ 2:12 AM
It’s time to learn more secrets of family time management! This week I’m interviewing Ty from getrichquickish.net. He covers personal finance and getting to FIRE from a family much like our own. I probably related the most to his answers so far and laughed out loud a couple times. A great recent post from him […] The post Family Time Management – GRQ appeared first on Married and Harried. ...
Posted: Feb 21 2018 @ 7:30 AM
I bet you would like to pay zero taxes this year. Or have a negative marginal rate. It’s possible with refundable tax credits and if you adjust your income to just the right point. I’ll show what incomes hit those sweet spots so you can fully optimize your retirement accounts if you want. This covers […] The post Child Tax Credit Zero Tax Income Levels appeared first on Married and Harried. ...
Posted: Feb 20 2018 @ 7:30 AM
It’s time to learn more secrets of family time management! This week I’m interviewing Chris from thecashdad.com. Chris and I share a lot in common. We’re both mechanical engineers living in Pennsylvania with a house full of young kids. I really liked his recent post on getting synchronized with your significant other on finances. Totally […] The post Family Time Management – The Cash Dad appeared first on Married and Harried. ...
Posted: Feb 14 2018 @ 7:30 AM
It’s time to learn more secrets of family time management! This week I’m interviewing Liz from Chief Mom Officer. Her site covers personal finance and investing, with a focus on working women. A great recent post from her is her update of breadwinning, six figure, and millionaire women interviews. You can get see what’s been happening with […] The post Family Time Management – Chief Mom Officer appeared first on Married and Harried. ...
Posted: Feb 07 2018 @ 7:30 AM
Do you know your marginal & effective tax rate now and what it will be when you retire? Have you ever left part of your child tax credit on the table in the past? What is the optimum income for the additional child tax credit? It affects if a Roth IRA or Traditional IRA (or […] The post Optimize Roth Contributions and Child Tax Credit appeared first on Married and Harried. ...
Posted: Feb 05 2018 @ 7:00 AM
Congratulations! You’re doing great around here. I really appreciate everything you’ve brought to the company this year. Here’s a raise! So what are you going to do with it? Buy a new car? (A new car has been the standard question from my manager for nearly every raise.) Well, what are you going to do […] The post 13 Ways to Use Your Raise appeared first on Married and Harried. ...
Posted: Feb 02 2018 @ 4:07 PM
Where does the time go? I’m asking. I really want to know. Where does your time go and how do you get it under control? There are a lot of things that you need to do for expert time management with a household of kids. Some things are predictable, like laundry. Some things are unpredictable, […] The post Family Time Management MarriedandHarried appeared first on Married and Harried. ...
Posted: Jan 29 2018 @ 7:50 AM
I’ve gathered enough random thoughts that are both suitable for online publication, but not good enough for a full post. What range of topics this time? Trash, medicine, eye injuries, houses, coffee vs investing, and tax reform. Trash I read an article on trash collection in New York City by private companies. Wow. I did […] The post Harried Thoughts 1-27-18 appeared first on Married and Harried. ...
Posted: Jan 27 2018 @ 9:15 AM

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