Why we downsized our home
The notion of frugality, or at least living below our means, wasn't exactly new to us. For example, we planned my grad school attendance to avoid taking out any additional student loans. But extreme savings and using minimalism to achieve financial independence in short order was a novel concept. When Mr. Vine and I decided... Read More
How Ms. Vine attended grad school debt free*
Our financial journey is a story of learning by doing. Early on, we made a lot of mistakes and sometimes it seemed like the good choices were purely happy accidents. But Mr. Vine and I are overthinkers. Analyzing the merits and faults of each decision has led to better and more intentional good decision-making. My... Read More