2015 Travel on a Budget

Blue Ridge Parkway

Dear Fellow Journeyers, 2015 is nearly over, so we wish to share all of our travels that we did for 2015, complete with detailed expenses per trip.  Our budget was $4,000 per person. We traveled to 15 destinations during the year: North America – 10 (Tampa, Orlando, New York, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Augusta, Emerald Coast, […]

What Artificial Intelligence means for Financial Independence

“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” – Shakespeare’s Macbeth   The machines are coming…or have they already arrived? In the year 2000, artificial intelligence still seemed like a distant dream.  The tech revolution had begun but soon deflated when people realized the early tech startups weren’t really producing much economic […]

Why You Shouldn’t Care About Other’s Finances

Why You Shouldn't Care About Other's Finances

It’s Black Friday as I type this, and most of the USA is out shopping, including me. A few others are opting not to shop at all, and that’s fine, I totally respect that. However, I just got to thinking… in this personal finance world, have we become too voyeuristic? Why do People Care About […]

How We Met: The Courtship

Cancun, Mexico

If you’re curious about how we met, it all began on a boring Wednesday afternoon in the middle of October 2013, I received a blinking instant communicator message on my work computer from someone named Rubilyn. (Yes, we work together at the same company) The message stated: “Hey, I have a vacation planned from Boxing […]

4 Must-Visit Attractions for First-Time Canberra Travelers

Are you looking for an ideal destination for your next travel? Canberra, the capital of Australia, could be the best option for you! Most people assume that the nation’s capital is Sydney, but it’s not. Canberra is a diverse city that features a modern urban planning combined with parks and natural landscapes. Surrounding areas also […]