Month: January 2019

Fighting About A $2 Trash Can – How Hubby & I Welcomed 2019

Fighting About A $2 Trash Can – How Hubby & I Welcomed 2019

After we paid off the mortgage in November 2018, Ikea became our new place to hang out on the weekends besides Home Depot and Costco. I know Ikea furniture is considered average for a lot of people. But when hubby and I were paying off […]

We Paid Off The Mortgage. What’s Next?

We Paid Off The Mortgage. What’s Next?

In November 2018, hubby and I finally paid off a six-figure mortgage to the lender a little less than three years after we purchased our first home. We still owe Mr. FAF’s side of the family $36,000, which will take us another six months or […]

How The Stock Market Plunge Has Affected Us – The Good, Bad & Ugly

How The Stock Market Plunge Has Affected Us – The Good, Bad & Ugly

It seems like wherever I turn these days I always get the same message: The stock market is doing down, really down. At first, I didn’t really pay much attention to it. After all, the experts say the market is correcting itself, and that things […]

Why I Gave My Sister $7,000 For Her Wedding

Why I Gave My Sister $7,000 For Her Wedding

As some of you might know, I have a younger sister, who is currently in Vietnam. The last time I mentioned her on my blog, she was considering going to Malaysia for a new career opportunity. As the story goes, she started dating someone, and […]

How We Paid Off Our Mortgage In Less Than 4 Years

How We Paid Off Our Mortgage In Less Than 4 Years

It’s official, guys. Mr. FAF and I have officially paid off our mortgage to the bank. In our plan, we would make the last payment to the bank in December 2018. Sometimes we seriously doubted if it would happen. We were determined but also nervous […]