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How We Got Our Finances On Track

Don’t wait until a disaster happens before you open your eyes to changes needed in your life! For us, it took the March 2011 Japan …

iphone

AAPL Sauce

I love a new release of an Apple product more than the Chinese black market dealers. As we all know, Apple releases …

Cash

The Emergency Cash Fund

We don’t have an emergency cash fund (yet). In our pursuit of early financial independence and early retirement, we have been aggressively investing all …

Back from Hiatus

Major events in life have kept us busy and away from this blog for quite some time. Things are finally settling down …

Summer in Japan

Summer Budget Busters

When you’re trying to eke out all you can from an already tight budget, having an unexpected expense can be a major …

This is NOT the place you will be retiring in as a minimum millionaire.

The Minimum Millionaire

We can never get enough of the green stuff.  But exactly how much would we actually need stashed away to just get …

Sunrise in Hawaii

Ascent Solar: Crisis Averted

The great escape! I can’t remember exactly why we bought ASTI the first time but I remember hearing how it was going …