Kindling for the FIRE

June 5, 2017 Adventures Living Well Personal Finance Philosophy 2

“What in the world is she thinking?!” This is what I thought about my wife when she told me she was reading blogs and listening to podcasts about financial independence and retiring early (FIRE). I thought, “That’s not going to happen to us! And what is this early retirement idea anyway?”. Yeah, I have seen… Read more

Net Worth Update: June 1, 2017: $267,600.01

June 2, 2017 Investing Net Worth Updates Personal Finance 10

It’s Net Worth time!  I am writing this on the evening of the 1st, my designated monthly update day.  While I keep an eye on our net worth throughout the month, it is always exciting to plug the new numbers into the Excel and let the formulas run their magic, presenting me with a shiny… Read more

Half Marathons and Mortgages

May 31, 2017 Adventures Household Living Well 7

  What do half marathons and mortgages have in common? They both suck! Okay okay, fine, I’ll be relatively serious.  Half marathons and mortgages are both endurance events which take time, dedication and discipline.  I recently ran my third Half Marathon, which afforded me plenty of time to ponder this topic as I pounded pavement. Goals and… Read more

A Memorial Day “Thank You”

May 29, 2017 General 0

Memorial Day 2017 Today is Memorial Day, the day we as Americans take the time to honor and remember the sacrifice of those who have courageously fought for our freedom.  We are incredibly blessed to live in a country that values our rights, our freedom, and our ability to pursue life, liberty and the pursuit… Read more

20 Frugal Adventures for Memorial Weekend

May 26, 2017 Adventures Frugality Living Well 0

Happy Memorial Weekend Friday! I believe I am not alone in the anticipation of an extra weekend day.  So, what are your plans?  Any big trips?  Exciting events?  Need ideas?  I can help!  I have compiled a list of twenty free or low cost Memorial weekend ideas*. *My one condition:  #20 is mandatory. Enjoy! 20… Read more

Super Sexy Millionaire Pledge

May 24, 2017 Adventures Frugality General Investing Personal Finance 2

Its official! The Adventure Rich family is joining the “Million Dollar Club” that J$ founded over at Budgets are Sexy (Hi J$!). We are joining over 180 bloggers by pledging to pursue the Double Comma Club. In order to join, we pledge to do the following things in the pursuit of a MILLION DOLLARS (which… Read more

A Wise Teacher, a Friendly Coworker and a Misguided Friend

May 22, 2017 Education Frugality Investing Personal Finance Philosophy Saving 3

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)     Whether it’s a moment of realization, a quote in a book, a passing comment, or a blog article, we have all had those “epiphanies” that sends us down the rabbit hole and change our lives forever.  For me, I had… Read more

An Adventurous Net Worth Journey

May 19, 2017 General Net Worth Updates Personal Finance 5

As a long time follower of J$ over at Budgets are Sexy, I began to see the wisdom in his suggestion to track Net Worth (check out J$’s Net Worth history here!).  At first, I thought that tracking our Net Worth would be a fun exercise for a few months, but would fade to the… Read more

Where are We? A Brief History

May 17, 2017 Adventures General Personal Finance 6

So, who are Mr. and Mrs. Adventure Rich?   Where did they come from?   Where are they going?   And do they even know the answer to these questions???   Mr. Adventure Rich and I plan to be quite transparent with our finances, lessons learned and perspectives on living a rich and adventurous life… Read more

The Adventure Begins…

May 15, 2017 Philosophy 4

Well, here we go! Welcome to Adventure Rich! We are delighted you are here as we begin documenting our journey towards financial independence. Since this is our very first post, we would like to start off with an introduction.   The Adventure Rich Family We are Mr. and Mrs. Adventure Rich, a couple of folks… Read more