I got engaged. Everyone thinks I’m joking. And considering death.
Thinking about money, budgeting on one income, my own passive income, and changing the mindset from “my” money to “our” money.
On struggles and privileges of being “abled-passing disabled,” and deciding to BaristaFIRE in 2020.
Zero didn’t wake up one day to have maxed out 401k, Roth IRA, and HSA.
Is the ability to say “I beat Rheumatoid Arthritis” worth the pain and detriment of quality of life? I had a long talk with myself this month.
It might come as a shock to many, but Zero had no concept of money when she moved to New York City after graduating college. This was mostly due to the fact that she was raised financially illiterate in an affluent household. Before moving out to NYC, she had, quite frankly, never had to pay …
I began my “adult” life by moving to New York City at 25, straight out of graduate school without a job or career. Thankfully, I had no student debt (thanks, mom and dad!), and armed with a non-stem master’s degree. Having gotten disillusioned with the reality of public education system, special education in particular, I …