Balancing Work, Life, and Hobbies

Balancing Work, Life, and Hobbies

Each and everyone of us has our own personalities, likes, and dislikes, each of us has our own path to forge in this crazy life we all live in. However, one stops to wonder: how can you go about balancing work, life, and hobbies. If you are on the path … Continue reading

Money Challenge Earning Passive Income for Basic Needs

Earning Passive Income for Basic Needs

As part of our financial independence goal, I kind of challenged myself to think more and more about how to earn more streams of passive and portfolio income so in the case that our earned income dries up, we’d have something to fall back on. The … Continue reading

Costs, A Guide, and Travel Hacking Memphis Tennessee

Elvis Presley's Grave, Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee

Another impromptu trip which started with cheap airfare and led to a quick weekend adventure. As part of our travel hacking, weekend wanderer series, we explore Memphis, Tennessee. We detail how much we spent on our weekend, where we went, our recommendations and how we saved.

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A Weekend at Camp Mustache Southeast 2017

A recap of what we've experienced on our weekend at Camp Mustache Southeast 2017 . Met Mr Money Mustache himself, and a lot of other interesting folks!

I have always been a frugal person, but it was actually my husband, Peter, who discovered personal finance blogs and introduced me to them. While he has long moved on and stopped reading them religiously, I picked up the habit and follow a few blogs, most notably Mr Money … Continue reading

Ruby’s Current Journey to Financial Independence

Financial Freedom

Ruby’s Current Journey To Financial Independence

After working full time for 7+ years in Manila (and a couple of months in the UK), I found myself in the USA without knowing anybody. I mostly left the Philippines because I was getting tired of working without really having much … Continue reading

Steps to Financial Freedom

Financial Freedom

As you know, Peter and I are trying to become Financially Free – which is to say, we want our passive and portfolio income to support our lifestyle of travel and day to day expenses. How, are we going to get there? Well, in this post, we try to provide … Continue reading

2017 Goals and Dreams: A Guide for the Year

Goals and Dreams

Every new year gives us a way to become better people, and 2017 is no different. Here are our personal goals (well, mostly Ruby’s) for the year ahead. Note that this does not include professional goals (that part is private).

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What’s Wrong With Staying Home?

What's Wrong with Staying Home

With the “I Quit My Job to Travel the World” movement, more and more people are becoming unhappier staying at home and doing chillax stuff. We look at this from the other side, those who just want to stay in the comfort of their home and *gasp* are happy about it.

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Treat Your Weekend as a Vacation

Sunset in Tennessee

“What are you doing this 3-day weekend? Anything special?”

 “Oh you know, just need to tidy up around the house, run some errands. Maybe see a movie or something.”
“How about going to Nashville on a 3-day weekend? Or a roadtrip? Or … Continue reading

The Cubicle Dwellers Manifesto

Cubicle Workers Manifesto

You probably all know that Peter and I work full time. But here we are, managing to blog and type our thoughts, experiences, and travels in this blog.

Because of a very frustrating bureaucratic experience I just had, I am writing this open letter to each … Continue reading