Starting the Next Chapter

After quitting our jobs to take a Gap Year at the beginning of 2018, Becky and I spent a full year traveling around the country. It was an absolutely amazing experience where we visited over 100 cities, met up with numerous friends and family, and added over 24,000 miles to our little hatchback’s odometer. We […]

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The $1,000,000 Road Trip

While we are diligently tracking spending during our Gap Year Adventure, there is one significant item we haven’t touched on yet: Opportunity Cost. If you haven’t heard, my wife and I recently quit our jobs to road trip around the country full time.  The amount of money left on the table by this new lifestyle […]

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Existing Debt is a Sunk Cost

One of the largest contributors to fishy accounting and sub-optimal financial decision making is debt.  This applies to all kinds of debt and whether or not you consider it to be “good debt”. I’m not here to answer the endlessly debated question of whether or not to pay a mortgage off early (spoiler: probably not), […]

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Reviewing Our 2017 Expenses

I can’t believe we’re barely over a month into 2018!  Becky and I have been extremely busy over the past month traveling and preparing for our Gap Year adventure, but the trip has officially begun.  After a brief family trip to an all-inclusive resort in Cabo, we hit the road and are currently making our […]

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