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  • The True Cost of Commuting

    The True Cost of Commuting

     It was a beautiful evening in my neighborhood, and I was enjoying one of my giant homebrews on a deck chair I had placed in the middle of the street, as part of a nearby block's Annual Street Party. I was... Continue Reading

  • Wealth Advice that Should Be Obvious

    Wealth Advice that Should Be Obvious

    We have been having a lot of fun around here, and thus straying into topics that are only loosely related to building financial freedom. These lessons can be handy, since getting rich is only the first baby step in living a... Continue Reading

  • What if Everyone Became Frugal?

    What if Everyone Became Frugal?

    In the ongoing debate over early retirement, frugality, investing, and simple living, one point is often brought up by our detractors. It usually goes something like this: Well, maybe spending less and investing more works for you, but if everybody did... Continue Reading

  • Muscle Over Motor

    Muscle Over Motor

    It's definitely late fall here in Colorado, and the trees have dumped most of their leaves onto the ground. In my neighborhood, this invariably triggers a flurry of lawn contractor activity. A pickup truck pulling a long trailer full of equipment... Continue Reading

  • A Millionaire is Made Ten Bucks at a Time

    A Millionaire is Made Ten Bucks at a Time

    I was at a party recently and someone walked up to start a conversation. It turned out this person had secretly been reading this blog, and now he had a few questions for me. "I understand now that even a family can retire on... Continue Reading

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Great News: You’re Allowed To Have Only One Kid!

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It was a black and frosty night, sometime in the dead of winter 2007. I was in the rocking chair holding my baby son, who was about one year old at the time. I was offering him a bottle and I knew he needed food, but he was upset and had been screaming for much…
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