In the uncertainty of the current times, I’ve been so grateful that we have been tracking our expenses so diligently since at least 2014. Thanks to this habit, we have a pretty good idea of a simple bare-bones budget that we could implement by reducing certain expenses that we consider as discretionary expenses should we… Continue reading A Simple Bare-Bones Budget
When the pandemic started, I initially thought that we would be like frogs in a boiling pot. Slowly getting used to this crisis and finding a new normal, not perceiving the danger of slowly getting cooked. Looking back 4 months later, I’m not sure if I was right or not. I still feel like there… Continue reading Trying to Cope through a Pandemic
Half of 2020 (and more) has already gone by, and while it may have felt like a decade at times, I’m still having trouble grasping that we are almost in July now. It has been wild and strange. Yet, on the blog it’s been really quiet, except for the ModestMillionaires is 3 Years Old! post. … Continue reading Lowering the Scope
I’m so excited that my little blog is turning 3 years old today! If I would have known how much goodness documenting our journey towards financial independence would bring to my life I would have started it years before. 2019 on the blog: This was, by far, my most consistent year of writing. In 2017… Continue reading ModestMillionaires is 3 Years Old!
The holiday stress is real! No matter how much thought I put in being mindful about celebrating Christmas and the new year, and how much I plan to have done things in advance and not rush, the week before the holidays always brings a lot of stress for me. As such, I decided that this… Continue reading Gifting myself a break