I received the news this week that a big change was imminent in my work organization: my current manager will be moving to another role. I’m normally not that worried about changes happening at work yet this one is different. During these last few years on our journey to reach financial independence, I’ve been focusing… Continue reading Changes Ahead at Work
Life as a parent is often hectic and the circumstances can make it difficult to stay motivated to reach your goals and financial objectives. Add in work, side-hustles, projects, caring for pets, maintaining our living space and all the rest of these things that need our attention, and it honestly gets barely manageable. You feel… Continue reading Reach Your Goals When Life Gets Chaotic
With one kid’s birthday just around the corner, then followed by Halloween, it sounds like this is the perfect time to reflect on ways to plan more mindful holiday spending. This was one of our spending objectives for 2019 and as we enter the 4th quarter of the year, time to plan ahead to reach… Continue reading Mindful Holiday Spending
In my quest to increase my happiness at work, I’ve realized that an important component of becoming better at my job is dependent on my working conditions. The main way for me to have some control and influence over these conditions is to develop skills to communicate my value and needs efficiently to my employer. … Continue reading Know your optimal working conditions
A little less than a year ago, I did a crazy thing. I bought a ticket to go to FinCon19 without any idea if I could or would attend. You see, I had just recently started interacting with the personal finance community on twitter and FinCon18 was going down and seemed amazing. I watched on… Continue reading My First FinCon Experience : Thoughts and Emotions, So Many Emotions!