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Appliance Purgatory

February 4, 2014

One of the realities of home ownership is dealing with repairs and maintenance, this is particularly true for managing rental properties. With our three rental properties, our own home, plus a vacation beach rental, we have more than our fair share of home maintenance. Even with all that we own, more often than not, things […]

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How does money change you?

January 14, 2014

We were out at dinner the other night with a couple of close friends. We were discussing stocks, as we often do with this particular group of friends. When we noted that we had surpassed the Million Dollar mark, our friend commented how refreshing it is see that we’ve done so well for ourselves and […]

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DINKs Net Worth Up 3.1% in Q4 2013

December 31, 2013

James & I were pretty stoked in October to finally reach the Million Dollar mark! We were even more fortunate to review our finances at the end of the year and see that we had increased another 3.1% in the last three months, an increase of $33k. Increasing by $10k a month starts to take […]

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Weight Loss is Worth Every Penny

February 19, 2013

& nbsp; & nbsp; & nbsp; Ask anyone who has achieved significant weight loss, and they’ll likely tell you that it was worth every penny. It will likely save significantly in long term medical costs as well as contribute to a long and happy life. A switch flipped in me two years ago and I […]

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Blogging Inspiration

February 17, 2013

When we started blogging nearly seven years ago blogs were practically unheard of.  In fact I started our first post without having ever been on a blog before.  When we were first blogging I would get flack, from time to time, from other bloggers who felt that I wasn’t reaching out more to fellow bloggers. […]

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5 year Work Anniversary

January 7, 2013

I’m glad to be celebrating my five year work anniversary with my current employer. Looking back at our blog I even found a post of me excitedly reporting on landing my dream job. I’ve been very blessed to have done some incredible work throughout the world in the last five years, managing health related international […]

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