When Friends and family just don’t get it: part 2

I’ve written before about how friends and family don’t always support or understand the goals behind being frugal and retiring early. My parents were in town recently for holidays, and my father asked me if I was “ok” from a financial standpoint. We recently had a second child and he’s worried about my financial stability. – “you’re … Read more

Cheap internet service in Seattle: my latest step to optimize performance and frugality

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you probably know that I recently moved from Japan to the US, precisely, to Seattle. Internet service in Japan are dirt cheap for an insane service. My family used to pay $25 (tax included) per month for 1GB Fiber service. This type of price/bandwidth ratio is, … Read more