February 2018 Goal Progress: Update #24

It’s been 24 months (2 years!) 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 24th update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, click here. Wow. 2 years! I know I haven’t posted … Read moreFebruary 2018 Goal Progress: Update #24

Dave Ramsey’s Guidelines for Buying a House

LiveFrugaLee Dave Ramsey Buying House

Thinking about buying a house or already own one? See if you meet Dave’s guidelines for buying. If you don’t know who Dave Ramsey is, you can read a little more about him here. His book The Total Money Makeover drastically changed my financial life and shaped how I view and handle my personal finances today. Related: Where … Read moreDave Ramsey’s Guidelines for Buying a House

Why I Canceled My Costco Executive Membership After Just 2 Days

LiveFrugaLee Cancel Costco Executive

A few days ago, I was at Costco with my wife and my son. We were on our way to have a play date for our son and decided to pick up some fruit for our friends’ parents. We picked up some Cara Cara oranges and blueberries. As the cashier was about to finish ringing … Read moreWhy I Canceled My Costco Executive Membership After Just 2 Days

January 2018 Goal Progress: Update #23

LiveFrugaLee January 2018 update

It’s been 23 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 23rd update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, click here. As I reflect on the past year, I’ve realized a … Read moreJanuary 2018 Goal Progress: Update #23

December 2017 Goal Progress: Update #22 and 2017 Totals

It’s now been 22 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 22nd update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, click here. Here are the totals for the two years I’ve … Read moreDecember 2017 Goal Progress: Update #22 and 2017 Totals

iPhone X Review: Better Than I Thought

That’s right. Mr. FrugaLee got a new 256GB iPhone X for a whopping $1,149 plus tax. Not very frugal, you say? To me, frugality isn’t about not spending any money. I love spending money. Who doesn’t? I like to think about it as spending on things that are high quality and add value in my … Read moreiPhone X Review: Better Than I Thought

November 2017 Goal Progress: Update #21

It’s now been 21 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 21st 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 want to … Read moreNovember 2017 Goal Progress: Update #21

October 2017 Goal Progress: Update #20

October 2017 Goal Progress

It’s now been 20 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 20th 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 moreOctober 2017 Goal Progress: Update #20

September 2017 Goal Progress: Update #19

LiveFrugaLee September 2017 Goal Progress

It’s now been 19 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 19th 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 moreSeptember 2017 Goal Progress: Update #19

August 2017 Goal Progress: Update #18

LiveFrugaLee August 2017 Goal Progress

It’s now been 18 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 18th 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 moreAugust 2017 Goal Progress: Update #18