For a couple of years now, I've been using some stealth services to squirrel away savings without me noticing. They were free, backed by fairly reputable companies and FDIC insured, so I figured I had little to lose. I started with Digit.co and really liked how after a 3-minute set-up, I had a system set up to save a few thousand dollars a year. Then Digit started to charge fees for the service and I had to move on. Before Digit started … [Read More...]
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Earlier this week, Ms. Our Next Life published an article, What We’ve Learned From Living Where Everyone Else Is On Vacation. It resonated with me because we live in a vacation destination. What I found interesting is that she wrote it from a mountain vacation perspective. I had a conversation with my 4-year old that he isn't seeing snowy mountains. They simply aren't on our island in Rhode Island. Our vacation area might be islands … [Read More...]
It is a little past the middle of the month, which means I'm a little late in reviewing my alternative income for the last month. Many bloggers publish their monthly updates a few days after the month is over. As a landlord, I have to get all the checks and have them deposited before I start to compile the numbers. That usually takes about a week. We tend to concentrate my our vacations to the summer time, so it took a little longer to get … [Read More...]