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…]

Our 2015 Savings Rate

NOTA BENE:  our 2015 salary and tax information was updated on February 5th, 2016.  These updates resulted in higher savings rates than previously estimated. Greetings current and future millionaires!  A reader wanted to know about our savings rate, and I realized that I needed to put this figure to paper.  Since June represented the midway … [Read more…]

2015 Midyear Savings Update

We’re almost to mid-July and I have one question: Where has the year gone? Since we’re officially more than halfway done with 2015, it’s time for a check on our progress on our 2015 savings goals. First up, let’s take a look at what we saved in June. Back in May we made two adjustments … [Read more…]

Mad Fientist Podcast

Greetings and happy summer to all!  Last month I did a podcast interview with one of my favorite bloggers, the Mad Fientist.  On his show, we talked about some of my favorite subjects:  debt avoidance, hardcore savings, prudent investing, tax minimization, and frugal living.  We also talked about how we use geoarbitrage to maximize our … [Read more…]

2015 Savings Goals: February

The last day of February is always one of my favorite days of the year.   Since 2004, my wife and I have front-loaded our retirement accounts with our January and February paychecks.  By paying ourselves first to the extreme, we have been able to accelerate our wealth building.  This year we’re both hammering our … [Read more…]

Hardcore Savings: 2014 Results & 2015 Goals

Greetings all!  It’s tax time, so I’ve been looking over last years numbers.  All in all, it was a good year financially.  While we only worked five months in 2014 (we were busy doing other things), we did manage to stash away a little over $46,000.  Most of our savings went to the 457 accounts at … [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…]