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Life Update

Back in March, we placed the blog on hiatus. Mainly due to our busy work schedules, plus a few changes we knew were coming, we just couldn’t keep up with our weekly posts. I knew this would be temporary and, … Continue reading

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Blog Hiatus

It is with sadness that I announce¬†Adventures with Poopsie will be going on hiatus. As many of you know, Poopsie and I have recently started new jobs which have proven to be exceptionally busy and taxing on our time. We … Continue reading

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Family Meeting

Back when we had our awful spending month in January, I mentioned that Poopsie and I would need to sit down and talk about our life plans, our goals and our FIRE plans. Poopsie and I were chatting about something … Continue reading

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The Power of Community

We have recently written quite a bit about financial community- here and here. Recently, the wonder of our online community showed itself again.

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Monthly Savings Rate- February 2018

February is the shortest month of the year, so that should technically mean we all spend a little less, right? We did! This month we found ourselves a lot closer to our preferred savings rate. After our terrible January, we … Continue reading

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Changing Priorities

For those who pay particular attention to the blog, you may know that usually the top right hand corner of the blog header looks like this: You may also know that it doesn’t look like that anymore. It now looks … Continue reading

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Waiting for Early Retirement

Here at AWP, we’re working our way toward FIRE – Financial Independence, Retire Early. We have been on this journey for a couple of years now and have under six to go (maybe). But in those remaining six years, the … Continue reading

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Financial Community

You might remember back in June, I wrote about the importance of a financial community. In that post, I mentioned that Mrs. ETT, Miss Balance and I regularly have some great chats on Twitter.

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Are you serious?

First of all, for those who don’t follow us on Twitter, you may have noticed that we didn’t publish a post last week. I sent out this message on Twitter, letting everyone know that there wouldn’t be a post. Both … Continue reading

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Our 2017 Savings Rate and What’s Ahead for 2018

It seems like I only just wrote our Savings Rate post for 2016! How time has flown. For a quick refresh, our 2016 savings rate was 40%. We were disappointed with that rate and were determined to do better in … Continue reading

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