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!
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
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