Living Life

Why Do We Choose Financial Independence?

Why Do We Choose Financial Independence?

My wife and I have been pursuing Financial Independence for about three years. We still have a long way to go, but our large savings rate has us ahead of most of America. While at FINCON 2019, I attended many sessions that constantly made me think and gave me many ideas for the blog, but two sessions in particular asked two profound questions. One of these questions is the title of the article.

The Most Important Take Away from FINCON 2019

The Most Important Take Away from FINCON 2019

Just eight days ago, I returned from a trip to Washington, D.C. I spent 4 days in Washington, D.C. at a financial conference called FINCON. I have wanted to go for the last three years, but never pulled the trigger. The event occurs over the school year and I just couldn’t pull myself away from my students.

The Perks of Being a Teacher

The Perks of Being a Teacher

Greetings from the sea! As I mentioned in my last article, my wife and I were preparing for a cruise! Well, the preparing is over and we are cruising! All I can see is the ocean. It is beautiful and breathtaking. Something that I have never experienced in my life. Sure, I like to travel, but I have never taken the opportunity to go on a cruise. Well, here I am and it gave me an idea. I am pretty lucky to be a teacher. I may not make as much as the next guy and I may work long hours every week, but there are times that the teacher life is pretty cool.

A Dog's Lesson About the Rat Race

A Dog's Lesson About the Rat Race

Sometimes in life things tend to connect and it really is amazing to see the connection of items as you go through life. I know there are times when I am going through something or thinking about something and the message that week at church is connected directly.