Our 2021 Spending Breakdown

As we put 2021 out of its misery and begin our trudge into 2022, it makes sense to reflect on the prior 12 months and see where we stand, financially. This post will focus on our 2021 spending. See also: Our 2020 Spending Breakdown, and our monthly Net Worth Updates 2021 was our first full … Read more

Net Worth Update – December 2021

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

Our Pandemic Home Buying Journey

For my nine loyal readers, you probably noticed that I’ve been hinting at the prospect of an imminent home purchase in my net worth updates for the past six or so months. I’ve delayed sharing the details until now because we hadn’t actually signed any legally binding contracts, and I wanted to make sure the … Read more

Net Worth Update – November 2021

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

Net Worth Update – October 2021

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

Net Worth Update – September 2021

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

Net Worth Update – August 2021

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

Late Birthday Cards and Catch-Up Contributions

My birthday happens to be this week. There won’t be much celebration, as it’s never been something that I cared to make a big deal about. After your 21st birthday, what does it really matter? I do use the occasion as an excuse to boil lobsters, but that’s more of a New England thing and … Read more

Net Worth Update – July 2021

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

Net Worth Update – June 2021

Each month, I share a net worth update for the Brewing FIRE household. This brief summary of our financial standing serves as a progress report on our journey to financial independence. In addition to giving a snapshot of our net worth, I will take a brief look at our spending, saving, and investing activity for … Read more

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