buying our home

**I’m purposefully not writing about COVID-19 right now. I know that this comes from a place of privilege and own that. Honestly, I’m a bit overwhelmed with the constant news stream and I’ve started limiting my news consumption. I may write about how we coped with social distancing at a later date.**   I cannot believe that … Continue reading buying our home

journey to fi: may spending report

Mr. Smith and I have a dream of achieving financial independence (FI). We've been on this path for quite some time. Every month, I report the percentages that we spent in each category, our savings rate for the month, and our progress towards our FI number.  You might wonder why I'm reporting percentages and not … Continue reading journey to fi: may spending report

journey to fi: march 2019 spending report

home expenses March was a pretty typical month for us. Home expenses made up 33 percent of our spending and 27 percent of our income for the month. This category includes rent and home supplies. In other news, more progress has been made on the new house. They started framing this month and we already … Continue reading journey to fi: march 2019 spending report