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This post may contain affiliate links. Please see our Disclosure for info. Let’s talk about vacation homes. As many of my long-time readers know, I absolutely love real estate. I love talking about it, I love renovating it, and most of all, I love owning it. I’ve experienced ups and downs when it comes to owning [...]

As many of you already know, Mr. Mad Money Monster and I are landlords. In fact, I’ve been a landlord since I purchased my first property in 2007. And since Mr. MMM and I didn’t get married until 2015, that means he married into landlordship. Is that a word? In any case, you read that [...]

  By definition, a windfall is a piece of unexpected fortune, typically involving money. Throughout your lifetime you can expect many windfalls of varying degrees. It’s not a question of if you will be the beneficiary of such awesomeness, but rather, when. I’ve been fortunate enough to be blessed with quite a few windfalls in [...]

HAPPY NEW YEAR!  No doubt you’re seeking areas of your life to improve during 2016.  Am I right, or am I right?  :)  The first post of 2016 here at Mad Money Monster is going to explain how some people have become Super Savers.  Super Saver is a term that describes someone who is fanatical [...]

Mr. MMM and I are always looking for ways to improve ourselves, our future, and our income (passive, that is ;).  I mean, after all, we do author a personal finance blog.  2015 has turned out to be a life-altering year around here.  We both had a frugal mindset from the start, but after joining [...]

As we all know, the only constant in life is CHANGE.  With that being said, the FIRE path is something Mr. MMM and I have been traversing the past few months.  We feel we are finally firmly planted in the mindset and have started blazing our own path.  We sat down this past weekend with [...]

Last week I hit a BIG milestone.  I’ve been creeping towards this milestone for a couple of years now.  But last week, I HIT IT.  I am now contributing the maximum contribution to my 401k plan.  That’s right.  $18,000/year is going into my retirement account (before the company match)!  A few weeks prior to bumping [...]

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