How do you plan for a major purchase?

KJ: Planning for a major purchase can be difficult, so here are some tips to think through how you can plan for the expense, budget for the expense, and account for the expense when it ultimately happens. Any major purchase … Continue reading

Traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, and Roth conversions (video number two – vlog)

KJ: This is our second vlog post to date, so we hope you like it! This video is all about saving to Traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, and how you may still be able to save to a Roth IRA even … Continue reading

Living beneath your means: saving money means more financial freedom

KJ: We’ve written about the concept of living beneath your means before, but there really is a powerful impact to you and your family’s bottom line of living beneath your means (whatever that may be). Not only by living on … Continue reading

The change: preparing financially to have a baby

AJ: KJ and are going through the change. Not THAT change, the we’re having a baby change! Many of you have already been down this path and have earned your Masters Degree, but we’re generally green to this entire concept. … Continue reading

How we’re setting ourselves up to retire at almost any age

KJ: We’ve continued with our aggressive savings path for seven years now and while we’ve still got a ways to go until we’re “financially independent” (think, the ability to live off of our savings without requiring a paycheck), there are … Continue reading