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!
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
Another great way to assure the success of your path to financial independence is to start a side hustle in order to grow your revenue and increase your savings rate. As mentioned in our 2017 spending review, the year 2017 was quite busy since Ms Mod launched a small side business. Indeed, I decided to… Continue reading Why Ms Mod Started a Side Hustle
Many have questions with regards to our 2025 Plan for financial independence since it is quite out of the ordinary to choose to live a more modest life in order to reach freedom from having to work until the average age of retirement, which was 63.6 years in Canada in 2015 according to Statistics Canada. We… Continue reading Why the Modest Millionaires are Reaching for Financial Independence
One thing I discovered during my two pregnancies is that there is whole world of advertising and products marketed directly to pregnant women. From fashionable maternity wear, to maternity photo shoot, books and birthing programs, as well as exercise programs for expecting and new mothers. Through all of this, there are many ways to remain… Continue reading My Frugal Pregnancy