The Average Commute, the Traffic, Effect on Wages and Your Life

The Average Commute, the Traffic, Effect on Wages and Your Life

Ah, the commute, what a wonderful thing. Especially, when it comes with a little side of traffic. The average commute is a slog that's part of every day life and can be quite a hassle. Those of us with careers near a city are well versed in the subject. We spend a good portion of [...]

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FIRE – Why I Want to Have The Option to Retire Early

FIRE – Why I Want to Have The Option to Retire Early

I realized I never talked about FIRE(financial independence/retire early) on this blog. I've been talking about goals lately so I figure it'd be good to visit my ultimate goal. I want the option to retire early. The FIRE movement is often painted with a broad brush and seen as a group of people saving money [...]

It’s Easy to Fail Your New Year’s Resolutions but You Should Keep Trying

It’s Easy to Fail Your New Year’s Resolutions but You Should Keep Trying

It's June, the perfect time to talk about new year's resolutions! Remember those? The things you probably set sometime six months ago? We all wake up January 1st and say to ourselves, "this is the year, this year will be different." This is the year we'll work out, or lose weight, or read more, or [...]

The Great and Wondrous Tales of Frugal Man – Stop Renting Your Modem

The Great and Wondrous Tales of Frugal Man – Stop Renting Your Modem

[This issue of Frugal Man about renting your cable modem may contain affiliate links at no cost to you] It's an affordable bird, it's a reasonably priced plane, it's FRUGAL MAN! Hey everyone, I'm Frugal Man. It's a pleasure to meet you. I'm sure my renown has reached your ears already but just in case it hasn't, allow [...]