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
For the first time, I talked openly with close friends about our plans to retire in our mid-thirties. I did highlight caveats and defined it as the fact that we are saving enough to technically create our own “retirement fund“ allowing us to be free to do whatever we want to do. I explained that… Continue reading Talking openly about my Financial Independence Plan
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