Some define passive income and portfolio income differently. For simplicity, I’m considering them one and the same – income NOT “earned” via a paycheck from my employer. Here is our passive income breakdown as of month-end. We use Personal Capital to track our net worth, assets vs. liabilities, and cash flow.
To nearly complete our multiple mini-trips in 2017, we made our way to Atlanta this past weekend for a close friend’s wedding. Besides being in the airport for connecting flights, this was my first time to Atlanta. The southern hospitality did not disappoint!
Google “renting vs. buying”, and you’ll see countless results (well, about 95,000,000 according to Google if you did it when I did). The top results contain various articles on the advantages and disadvantages of renting vs. buying a home (your primary residence), calculators, and listings for major real estate sites. Whether you rent or buy, there are numerous variables to consider when collating the advantages and disadvantages of either option. No one size fits all. [Read more…] about 10 Years Lost? Our Renting Remorse(lessness)
I’ve mentioned previously that I’m a big fan of Orangetheory Fitness (OTF). From participating in classes away from home while on the road to staying motivated and holding myself accountable, I find OTF to be a lot of fun AND effective. To keep things even more interesting, OTF offers a number of challenges and fun classes that spice up the already extremely diverse structure of normal workouts.
For us, 2017 seems to be a year of mini, semi-local trips. From visiting friends in O.H.I.O! and going to a wedding in O.H.I.O! before babysitting in D.C. (keep reading!), to a single night getaway at a 5-Star Hotel, we’ve been busy. And we still have two more mini trips planned for the rest of the year!
While sitting in my brother- and sister-in-laws’ kitchen about 90 minutes before picking up my nephew and niece after school, I’d been working on a post about our trip to D.C. so far. But then I took a detour and started this post instead.