Month: June 2017

Savings

Frugal Date – A Saturday Out Saving on the Sly

Most downtown areas have some free or cheap parking

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, and then 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, […]

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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 the theme of our lives 🙂 Simply engineered is a good motto for how we […]

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