March 2017 Goal Progress: Update #13

march 2017 update

It’s been 13 months since we set a goal to pay off the mortgage (on our condo) and to have a net worth of at least $1M by 2020. This is the 13th update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, click here. In the interest of better disclosure, I … Read more

10 Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Faster

10 ways to pay off your mortgage faster

What would you do with your money if you no longer had any debt payments? How would it feel to not have credit card payments, student loan payments, car payments, or mortgage payments? Being completely debt-free is something most people won’t experience until much later in life. However, there are a growing number of people who … Read more

My Wife Quit Her Job!

My Wife Quit Her Job!

My wife quit her job today, so we celebrated with sushi. Related: How to Quit Your Day Job and Pursue Your Passion! Well, it was actually an early birthday lunch for her, but I love getting two for one. We drove into D.C. and went to Sushi Taro. The food was excellent, but I couldn’t eat … Read more

7 Things I Learned From My First Year Of Blogging

7 Things I Learned From My First Year Of Blogging

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read this disclosure for more info. Exactly one year ago today, on February 15, 2016, just a few days after my son’s first birthday, I started this blog. It was interesting to go back and read through that very first post, entitled The Starting Point, where I discussed my motivations … Read more

A Quick Lesson On Income Tax For Millennials

A Quick Lesson On Income Tax For Millennials

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read this disclosure for more info. The 2017 tax season officially began on January 23, 2017. The deadline for filing taxes this year is Tuesday, April 18, 2017 (traditional deadline of April 15 falls on a Saturday and Monday is Emancipation Day, a legal holiday in D.C., observed on Monday). … Read more