Celebrating Birthdays
I recently celebrated a birthday. This year was not a milestone number and the day fell in the middle of the week. For as long as I can remember, I’ve suffered from birthday anxiety. Even before I had a name for it. Even as a child, I think I recall feeling weird about my special... Read More
September 2018 Progress Update
In September 2018, our nest egg finished at 37.55% of goal. Our goal is a conservative 33x our current expenses, less a 0% interest car loan that will be paid off in January 2019. This goal anticipates a 3% withdrawal rate, as opposed the 4% rate cited in the Trinity Study. Our mortgage is currently... Read More
Get Moving: Why Ms. Vine is a runner
This year has been a heavy running year for me. Normally, I’m about a 5 mile per week runner. This year, I’ve already completed two half marathon distance races and 5 km race, with a couple more long races scheduled. A lot of training miles goes into completing every one of those races. When I'm... Read More
August 2018 Progress Update
In August 2018, our nest egg finished at 36.9% of goal. Our goal is a conservative 33x our current expenses, less a 0% interest car loan that will be paid off in January 2019. This goal anticipates a 3% withdrawal rate, as opposed the 4% rate cited in the Trinity Study. Our mortgage is currently... Read More
July 2018 Progress Update
Have you subscribed to receive notifications of new posts? We updated the menu to make it easier to subscribe on mobile. Or you can just click here! In July 2018, our nest egg finished at 35.7% of goal. Our goal is a conservative 33x our current expenses, less a 0% interest car loan that will... Read More