The question of where to retire once you reach financial independence has come up several times in the last month. It started about a month ago when my big sister in spirit sent me an email. I'll call her Buffy in keeping with a longstanding tradition of naming anonymous people after Buffy the Vampire Slayer characters. Her family's location in Silicon Valley is high cost of living... perhaps the highest in the country. If you aren't working … [Read More...]
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It's almost the middle of the month, so it's the right time to look back on the month that was: October. I hope everyone had a great, reflective Veteran's Day/weekend. I'd like to give a big shoutout to Applebee's for Saturday. My wife certainly appreciated it: My wife thanks Ronan and @Applebees for some great #VeteransDay benefits. pic.twitter.com/xnAeO9MhAY— LazyManAndMoney (@LazyManAndMoney) November 11, 2017 The big story of … [Read More...]
I've been a fan of SodaStream for years. All the way back in 2010, I named SodaStream my "Product of the Year." That almost didn't happen. I read about SodaStream in SkyMall (remember that?), which usually served as a great list of things that I didn't need. I researched whether it would save me money and came to the conclusion that it wouldn't. I put it out of my mind. However, a friend had talked a lot about it and he said all the right … [Read More...]