Month: March 2018

How To Socialize Frugally Through Meetup Groups

How To Socialize Frugally Through Meetup Groups

This post is not sponsored by Meetup. The opinions and experiences mentioned below are my own. I used to be really shy and introverted (and still am). I was nervous about meeting new people and didn’t have much to contribute to a conversation. I came […]

Top 5 Financial Mistakes In My 20s

Top 5 Financial Mistakes In My 20s

Reaching is age of 31 brings me mixed feelings and emotions. On the one hand, I am glad I’m married to a good husband, a beautiful son, have a stable job, and have a place to call home. Without the first two achievements (husband and […]

3 Reasons Why 401(k) Is Not A Sexy Investment

3 Reasons Why 401(k) Is Not A Sexy Investment

After realizing that Mr. FAF and I will become millionaires by doing just one thing – maxing out our 401(k) and 403(b), I have been wondering why many people don’t pursue this route. According to a 2017 Vanguard study, only 10% of Americans maxed out […]

What To Do When You Feel Like A Loser

What To Do When You Feel Like A Loser

The comment on Facebook It was a quiet Saturday afternoon. Mr. FAF was playing video games in his study room while I was scrolling down the feeds on Facebook. Suddenly, I saw a congratulatory comment on the Facebook page of someone I know. It read something like […]

Why Debt Made Us Decide To Hold Off on Kids

Why Debt Made Us Decide To Hold Off on Kids

Today we have a post by Dan, a personal finance blogger, who’s married to June, co-blogger & wife, over at dinks.co Like many married couples, both my spouse and I are thinking about having kids. Yet we have something else in common with other younger […]

3 Things I Waste Time & Money On

3 Things I Waste Time & Money On

I am a big fan of efficiency. There are not many waking moments of my life that go by without me questioning what I have accomplished during a certain period of time whether it’s 5 minutes, 30 minutes, or an hour. I don’t like the […]

Which Business Model To Pursue: Amazon FBA, eBay or Etsy?

Which Business Model To Pursue: Amazon FBA, eBay or Etsy?

I’ve always wanted to have my own business one day ever since I was a freshman in college. Life took me in a different direction, and now I’m working a full-time job for my employer. Don’t get me wrong. I am appreciative that they took […]

Can We Ever Not Worry About Money?

Can We Ever Not Worry About Money?

As I was making my way home yesterday, Baby FAF’s teacher texted me and asked if he was teething. Baby FAF had been well-behaved and not fussy at home, so I didn’t think that he was. When I picked him up, however, the teacher told […]

Did You Win The Husband Lottery?

Did You Win The Husband Lottery?

One of my friends married one of the most popular guys in our high school a couple of years ago. He was the whole package. He was tall and good-looking. He even competed for the Mr. title at our high school (a male version of […]

4 Household Related Habits Thrifty People Have

4 Household Related Habits Thrifty People Have

Today we have a guest post from Vincent.  With an educational background in Engineering Design, Vince West enjoys sharing home improvement tips and DIY projects on Twitter and Facebook.   *** In today’s modern world, everyone is more than accustomed to a lot of unnecessary expenses. We spend our paychecks […]

What To Do When Your Spouse Wants To Travel Alone

What To Do When Your Spouse Wants To Travel Alone

Mr. FAF shouted out to me in excitement from his study room: “I got invited to a wedding!” He didn’t even wait for me to come see him. He rushed to the master bedroom where I was with a bright smile on his face. His […]

How Much Can A Broken Heart Cost You?

How Much Can A Broken Heart Cost You?

Whenever I look at my son, Baby FAF, and watch him grow into a bigger boy, I feel a sense of happiness and worry. I’m happy because our little baby learns new things every day and shows us the joy of being parents. I’m worried […]