Family

With all the talk around minimalism and frugality these days, it’s no surprise that Mr. MMM and I have been racking our brains lately trying to figure out how we can hit a major milestone by becoming a one-car family. Obviously, when you live outside of city limits, saying farewell to a second vehicle is a struggle, [...]

I know you’re a busy parent. I also know exactly what you’re thinking. Let me guess…you have way too many competing priorities for your paycheck. How can you possibly find the money for that big summer trip to Europe if you can’t find any extra money to fund a college account? Well, have you ever considered [...]

The year was 2006 and my life was in turmoil. I was breaking up with my long-term boyfriend and leaving our big suburban house with the in-ground pool to move into an empty apartment with 4 lawn chairs and my 2 cats. Up until that moment, I had everything – minus a great relationship. On top [...]

It’s been 7 years since my little girl arrived into this world. Since that day, I have wanted to provide her with the very best life I could afford, while also making sure she had a secure future. I suppose that is what all parents wish for their children – a life better than the [...]

It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of our beloved Mad Money Cat. I adopted him from a humane society 13 years ago; at the time, I was told he was 3 years old, but I’m guessing he was even a few years older than that, which means he was likely [...]

The best part about being on the road to early retirement is feeling a greater sense of financial freedom with each step. Each retirement contribution, each investment deposit, and each debt repayment is a tiny notch of freedom. Each step in the right financial direction allows us the opportunity to have more freedom with the [...]

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