Dr. FrugaLee’s Financial Independence Goals

Dr. FrugaLee's Financial Independence Goals

I had never really heard of ‘financial independence’ as a concept until Mr. FrugaLee started talking about it here. This whole idea is new to me. I’m still exploring what it is because everyone has their own definition. To me, financial independence means planning ahead, setting goals, and working hard so that you can live … 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

January 2017 Goal Progress: Update #11

January 2017 Goal Progress: Update #11

It’s been 11 months since we set a goal to pay off the mortgage (on our condo) by 2020 and to have a net worth of at least $1M by 20252020. This is the 11th update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, click here. Mortgage progress: This month, we … Read more

December 2016 Goal Progress: Update #10 and 2016 Totals

December 2016 Goal Progress: Update #10 and 2016 Totals

It’s been 10 months since we set a goal to pay off the mortgage by 2020 and to have a net worth of at least $1M by 20252020. This is the 10th update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, see here. Mortgage progress: As 2016 comes to an … Read more

November 2016 Goal Progress: Update #9

November 2016 Goal Progress: Update #9

It’s been 9 months since we set a goal to pay off the mortgage by 2020 and to have a net worth of at least $1M by 2025. This is the 9th update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, see here. We are finally getting settled into our … Read more

October 2016 Goal Progress: Update #8

October 2016 Goal Progress: Update #8

This post is a little late, but better late than never, right? To be honest, even doing a monthly update has been difficult these days. We just moved, and this is the first post in the new house and new office. It’s been 8 months since we set a goal to pay off the mortgage by … Read more

September 2016 Goal Progress: Update #7 and Life Happens

September 2016 Goal Progress: Update #7 and Life Happens

It’s been 7 months since we set a goal to pay off the mortgage by 2020 and to have a net worth of at least $1M by 2025. This is the 7th update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, see here. Life happens. A lot of big changes came … Read more

August 2016 Goal Progress: Update #6

August 2016 Goal Progress: Update #6

It’s been 6 months since we set a goal to pay off the mortgage by 2020 and to have a net worth of at least $1M by 2025. This is the 6th update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, see here. Mortgage progress: This month, we paid a … Read more

July 2016 Goal Progress: Update #5 + I Broke My Ankle

It’s been 5 months since we set a goal to pay off the mortgage by 2020 and to have a net worth of at least $1M by 2025. This is the 5th update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, see here. Mortgage progress: This month, we paid a … Read more

June 2016 Goal Progress: Update #4

It’s been 4 months since we set a goal of paying off the mortgage by 2020 and to have a net worth of at least $1M by 2025. This is the 4th update on the progress of the goal. If you’re wondering why we set this goal, see here. Mortgage progress: This month, we paid a … Read more