Making money as an Airbnb host

Airbnb host earnings

In late 2013, my wife and I finally achieved a large chunk of our American dream. We purchased our first home together. We had spent about two years watching the MLS listings daily, walking through over 75 homes and making a handful of offers, all without finding the property that we would call home. Finally, … Read more

The minimalism challenge: getting rid of 2,000 items

As a reader of this blog, you probably know very well by now that I love putting myself through challenging experiments. I love starting with a theory, spending weeks or months changing my habits to test that hypothesis, then seeing how I come out on the other side. Some of these experiments, my wife loves…some she … Read more

Save and Grow your Money with Acorns

Acorns Account Summary

There are certain things that I just know about myself. I lose sunglasses, I procrastinate on my taxes, my dirty clothes don’t always reach the hamper and I am not naturally great at saving money. The first three, I’m still working on. The last one, I am able to put systems in place that can … Read more