Category Archives: Personal Situation

The Wife and I are Expecting a Baby!

The Wife and I are Expecting a Baby!

It has been a long journey thus far, but The Wife and I are expecting a baby.  Missed the Journey?  Well, it went from: Happiness To Sadness To More Sadness Then Yesterday, when the doctor pointed to the screen and said this is your little yolk sack (kind of gross they call it that but whatever). … Continue Reading

Evan By The Numbers March 2010

One of the main reasons that I started this blog was to hold myself accountable, since I truly believe that Accountability Leads to Success when dealing with personal finance and me..  Oh so you want to question my belief? Check out my FIRST post from August 2008 it is right there in the first sentence of… Continue Reading

Goals and Objectives for 2010! Need Help Solidifying

The main reason I started this blog was to create a diary of My Journey and it didn’t take long for me to realize that accountability leads to success.  As such, every year I create a sort of Goals and Objectives, my latest one being my Goals and Objectives for 2009.   I then highlighted throughout the year how I… Continue Reading

Four Words in Personal Finance that Piss me Off…and The Wife Says them All the Time

Four Words in Personal Finance that Piss me Off…and The Wife Says them All the Time

I can’t explain it, but for some reason whenever The Wife says the words, “We Can’t Afford It” my blood boils. I mean makes me argue something fierce. Hell, even writing about it makes me use weird terms like “something fierce.”  The anger can actually compound if those words are, Said to someone else; and/or… Continue Reading

Happy 28th Birthday Evan

Happy 28th Birthday Evan

I can’t believe it has been a year since I wrote my 27th birthday post to myself!  Well, since it happens once a year and I have been blogging for about 18 months on November 10 I turned 28 years old.  After reading the post over, it seemed like I had a few goals for myself:… Continue Reading

Sometimes in Life You have to Ignore the Costs

Sometimes in Life You have to Ignore the Costs

This post is inspired by my Dog’s 5th Birthday – I love my dog, and I don’t care if she is the right or wrong personal finance decision.  Sometimes, you have to ignore the right thing, mathematically, and live your life.  So please meet my dog, Tinkerbell: No, she is not manly nor does she… Continue Reading