Month: June 2017

Savings

Frugal Date – A Saturday Out Saving on the Sly

Reduce spending by moving from a consumer city

So this past weekend, it really sunk in that we hack our ways to savings and frugal dates in ways that other people don’t even realize. A group of friends of ours were meeting up for dinner, drinks, and a rally downtown. Free rally? Sign us up. Dinner and drinks? We can hack that to […]

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Happiness

How Did we Decide to Seek Financial Independence/Early Retirement (FIRE)?

Once, I started working full time, we bought the two cars, and the house I tried to search for advice on savings/investing online, but never found anything too helpful. Luckily I made many wonderful and intelligent friends in college. While at a small birthday get together we got on the topic of investing, banks and […]

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Happiness

Simply Engineered

Simply engineered was the original planned title for the blog, but we decided to go a more fun route naming it after a favorite food (who doesn’t like food?) and dog/place (sorry Mara, we love you too!). Simply engineered is a really good motto for how we are trying to live our lives at home, […]

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