Q3 Hardcore Savings Update

Cool fall greetings to all my current and future millionaire readers. Since September is done and gone, it’s time for a Q3 hardcore savings update. As always, we continue to feed our 457 and 403b accounts with the intention of maxing them out in December. So far, so good! Thus far, we’ve managed to contribute … [Read more…]

Welcome New Visitors

Greetings to all new readers from the Radical Personal Finance podcast!  I thoroughly enjoyed being on Joshua’s show because it helped me distill some of my thoughts into bite-sized chunks of information.  Thanks for suffering through my spotty Skype connection and stream-of-consciousness yammering.  If only I could deliver my message as smoothly as Joshua!  I will shoot for … [Read more…]

We’re Done with Credit Card Debt

Credit Card Debt…Be Gone! This post will be brief…I just wanted to share some good news.  This week we paid off the last $500 balance on our Visa credit card.  We had carried a balance on a number of 0% rollover cards since 2009.  At its peak, the balance was $10,000.  By rolling our credit card debt … [Read more…]

2013 Accomplishments and 2014 Goals

Happy New Year to all; may 2014 be your year!  Okay, it’s time to see how we did with our 2013 goals.  Let me start by saying my wife and I only worked five months each this year, so we came up short on most of our financial goals.  Nonetheless, 2013 was still a great … [Read more…]

Jekyll Island Camping Trip

Coming to a Tent Near You In mid-October we attended our niece’s wedding in Tifton, Georgia.  We all enjoyed ourselves at the wedding, and since we’re not working these days, we decided to spend a few days catching up with friends and relatives.  My wife and I really enjoyed the fact that we didn’t have … [Read more…]

Questions from an Awestruck Reader

Melanie writes:    “Hi! I discovered your blog thru a comment you left on another blog. I have been crunching numbers and reading for the past day. I love your concept of never exceeding the 10% tax bracket! I had never heard of that. I do have a question though. I know you have been at … [Read more…]

Your Questions Answered

Alright, questions from readers!  The first set of questions come from Laura: 1.)  How in the world do you live on $1,500 a month? (I thought I read that you pulled $18k from your $457.) At this point, we don’t live on $1,500 a month ($18,000 a year).  Our goal this year is to live … [Read more…]