How We Paid Off $55,000 of Debt (Over on High Five Dad!)

September 20, 2017 Frugality Guest Post Personal Finance 8

  Hi All!  I hope you are having a wonderful September week. The Adventure Rich family is enjoying our first vacation (aka- non-family visit or staycation) since AR Jr. joined our crew over two years ago.  It has been a great adventure so far and I look forward to providing details about our “fairly frugal… Read more

My Top 3 Money Management Tools (and how I use them)

September 18, 2017 Personal Finance 37

I am a self-proclaimed money nerd. While I was never a math genius, I enjoyed playing around with numbers as a child and had a blast learning Excel in a high school business/accounting class.  After graduating from college, I stepped into a role requiring a fair amount of data analysis and numbers presentation. Then I… Read more

Buzzing in our Earbuds: Our Favorite Podcasts- Part 3

September 15, 2017 Careers Education Frugality Investing Personal Finance Running 9

(This post may contain affiliate/referral links. For more info, please read our disclosure.)   Are your ready for the third edition of “Buzzing in our Earbuds”, our favorite podcasts?   You can check out the previous editions here: Buzzing in our Earbuds- Part 1 Buzzing in our Earbuds- Part 2 Without further ado, here is… Read more

Money Map Musings

September 8, 2017 Investing Living Simple Living Well Personal Finance Philosophy Saving 9

  In our last post, I unveiled the Adventure Rich Money Map.  This map details the flow of our money to and from various accounts, giving you a peek into our money management.  This idea came from a few bloggers who created maps earlier this year (I’m looking at you Budgets on a Stick, Apathy… Read more

The Adventure Rich Money Map

September 6, 2017 Credit Cards Investing Personal Finance Philosophy Saving 58

I often find myself inspired by other personal finance bloggers and their innovative ideas for saving, investing and personal finance calculations.  One such moment of inspiration came a few weeks ago when several personal finance bloggers including Budgets on a Stick, Apathy Ends, and the Luxe Strategist created their personal “money map” to show the flow of… Read more

Net Worth Update – September 2017: $289,186.99 (+$4,400.25)

September 4, 2017 Investing Net Worth Updates Personal Finance Saving 21

These net worth updates always sneak up on me… I hope everyone is having a pleasant and relaxing Labor Day weekend.  Some cooler weather has moved into the northern Michigan area, but we still have a few warm sunny days to enjoy.   Cash and Savings   After realizing that we may be addicted to… Read more

Buzzing in our Earbuds: Our Favorite Podcasts- Part 2

August 28, 2017 Personal Finance Philosophy 20

We’re back with a second edition of our “Buzzing in our Earbuds” favorite podcasts post. You can check out the first edition here: Buzzing in our Earbuds- Part 1 In this second edition, I will follow a similar format… I will cover two financial podcasts and one “other” podcast.   Radical Personal Finance Link: Radical… Read more

Buzzing in our Earbuds: Our Favorite Podcasts- Part 1

August 18, 2017 Personal Finance Philosophy Running 19

A few years ago, as I was complaining about my long, southern California commute on the overcrowded 101 Highway, a friend looked over the sea of margarita glasses and asked me if I listened to any podcasts. Podcasts?  I had heard of these odd, radio-like broadcasts, but I had yet to dive in and try… Read more

The Adventure Rich FIRE Prowess Score (Chain Gang!)

August 16, 2017 Investing Personal Finance Saving 39

We’re joining the “chain-gang”!  No, not that chain gang… this one is on the right side of the law.  We are joining the FIRE Prowess Chain Gang that has been sweeping the personal finance blogosphere this week.   FIRE Prowess Gauge It all started when JW over at The Green Swan (great blog BTW!) wrote… Read more

3 Reasons I am not attending a European Wedding

August 14, 2017 Adventures Family Frugality Personal Finance Saving 36

I am sitting here, relaxing on a Sunday afternoon and getting ready to return to work after a week off (staycation!).  I am not packing my bags, I am not rushing to the airport and I will not be attending the European wedding of a dear friend in Malta later this week. Malta, can you… Read more