Within the last two years, I’ve taken various steps to increase my happiness at work. One first measure I put in place to increase my satisfaction in my work days has been to make the conscious choice to be more engaged in the way I select courses and training through my employer. Rather than simply… Continue reading Optimizing the training and courses offered by your employer
The past year was quite busy for our little family, as briefly described in our last article celebrating 2 years of blogging on ModestMillionaires. Let’s get into the financial side of 2018 with a detailed review of our spending and investments for that year. Overview of our income and spending Firstly, our combined income for… Continue reading 2018 Spending & Investments Review
That’s right! It has already been two years that I write (at an admittedly sporadic rhythm) to document our journey towards financial independence. While I don’t write nearly as much as I would like, I am very happy to maintain this blog and continue to pursue our trajectory towards financial independence. 2018 on the blog:… Continue reading ModestMillionaires is 2 Years Old!
Our mission to Reduce our Grocery Spending was launched on August 20. In ten weeks we’ve reduced our 2018 grocery average from $256/week to $229/week. That’s over $1400 less on a yearly basis so it’s definitely worth the extra hour it takes me to plan out our shopping for the week. Specifically for the first… Continue reading Results October 2018 : Mission Reduce our Grocery Spending
I often suffer from the Sunday blues, that moment where, after a lovely weekend spent doing fulfilling and relaxing activities, the reality of the painful return to the 9 to 5 grind starts to settle in my thoughts. In an attempt to eliminate, or at least minimize my Sunday blues, I decided in the last… Continue reading Increasing our Happiness at Work