I Planned a Happy Life… and Life Didn’t Go as Planned.

So, as you know, I have detailed plans for my life. I know what I want my life to be like. I know exactly what I need to do to make my dream a reality. And I am great at sticking to a plan! On December 23rd, 2020, my Loubug and I bought a fixer-upper.Continue reading “I Planned a Happy Life… and Life Didn’t Go as Planned.”

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck

Alright. So if you know me, AT ALL, you know that I do, in fact, give a fuck. Basically, about everything. A friend, though, recommended the book, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck (a counterintuitive approach to living a good life) by Mark Manson. I read it. It challenged my view on someContinue reading “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck”

Royal United Mortgage: Giving Back

So, when looking for a new job, one of the major reasons I was drawn to Royal United Mortgage was their 3 pillars-major values. Their People Their Clients Their Community So far, I’ve participated in a couple of outreach programs… but this past Friday, we did something that is literally awe-inspiring. Due to Covid-19, weContinue reading “Royal United Mortgage: Giving Back”

How COVID-19 has affected my AirBnBs

I started hosting on AirBnB about three years ago. I immediately loved it and immediately knew this was my opportunity to create financial freedom for myself. I took my savings from my first listing (in a third floor apartment where I made $12-$15 a night!) and used it as my down payment to buy myContinue reading “How COVID-19 has affected my AirBnBs”

The Not-So-Glamorous Part of House Hacking.

You will hear nothing but praise and acclaim from me about the cash flow of house hacking. Renting out bedrooms makes a ton more than renting out the entire unit (although this method also takes a ton more hands-on management). But, right now, we’re in the middle of the not-fun part. The work! Moving isContinue reading “The Not-So-Glamorous Part of House Hacking.”

House Number… TWO!

Yep, you read it right. We closed on our second house this week! It feels UNREAL. My quick two cents about house-hacking… It’s awesome because: For the last two(ish) years, I’ve been house-hacking. In my three bedroom house, I’ve rented out a room to a typical renter, and AirBnBed the other room to pay theContinue reading “House Number… TWO!”