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  • Budget Goals

    2022 Goal Series: Financial

    This has been on my list for the past few years. 20% of pre-tax income has been our target for retirement savings — a high enough number that we should be more than on-track…

    January 1, 2022
  • Budget

    Not a Real Estate Winner

    Don’t ever take real estate advice from me. We sold our house in December 2019. It didn’t go well, from a financial standpoint. Zillow now shows our house — that no one seemed to…

    October 6, 2021
  • Budget

    SATURDAY shopping + sports

    Amazing comment conversations on yesterday’s post! Thank you all for sharing your wisdom (and for the very respectful mini-debates there — fascinating). I think we will continue celebrating but not rewarding strong efforts. Of…

    April 17, 2021
  • Budget The Podcast

    Work, $, Life Choices

    I had trouble getting up this morning. Some Mondays (like yesterday), I have a full day of patients plus a 7:50 meeting plus a 5:00 meeting, so it’s essentially GO GO GO for nearly…

    April 13, 2021
  • Budget life Parenting

    Gifts Etc!

    Laura and I are recording a BOBW episode this morning on gifts, and I have to say — I’m feeling pretty uninspired when it comes to gifts for the kids right now. Here is…

    November 25, 2020
  • Budget COVID19 life

    Day 92: Assumptions, Questioned

    Things previously assumed that have now been called into question due to the lifestyle changes spurred on by the pandemic: 1- Couples need dates nights to remain healthy & happy. Ideally twice a month.…

    June 15, 2020
  • Budget COVID19 Parenting

    Day 51: Links on a Tuesday

    First of all, a camp update. We received a refund check for A’s camp yesterday. She was the only one I had preregistered because I was actually planning to send C to camp at…

    May 5, 2020