Financial Independence Update- August 2021

We spent almost the entire month of August exploring the other major Hawaiian islands. After Whitney finished her travel PT contract on the Big Island, her mom flew out to meet us on the Big Island to spend a few days there before going with us to Oahu and Maui. After a couple weeks of … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- August 2021

Vegas Bound: 2021 Cross Country Road Trip Plans

*by Whitney* We can't believe this time of year has come around again already! We are gearing up for our third annual cross-country road trip, traveling from home in Virginia, to Las Vegas for the Healthcare Traveler's Conference (TravCon), and back to Virginia! We did this for the first time in 2019 and attended our … Continue reading Vegas Bound: 2021 Cross Country Road Trip Plans

Aloha from Hawaii: Big Island Expense Report

We originally planned to spend the summer of 2021 traveling to a few countries in Central and South America after our big 2020 Latin America trip was cancelled. Our plans were up in the air due to continued Covid concerns throughout the region though. This left us with no set plans for the summer once … Continue reading Aloha from Hawaii: Big Island Expense Report

Financial Independence Update- July 2021

In July we finally felt fully settled in on the Big Island of Hawaii and well acquainted with finding our way around. We did a ton of hiking in July including two of the most difficult hikes on the island. On back to back weekends we hiked to the summits of Mauna Loa (the largest … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- July 2021

Financial Independence Update- June 2021

We spent all of June in Hawaii, and it was absolutely amazing. Whitney's contract has been just about perfect. She's working outpatient at a 1:1 clinic seeing 5-7 patients per day most days when all is said and done, with great patients and coworkers. She is also only working 24-27 hours per week (three 8-9 … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- June 2021

Mexico Adventure 2021: Trip Recap and Expenses

*by Whitney* Return to International Travel in 2021 We had an amazing time exploring Mexico for two months earlier this year, in Februrary & March of 2021! This was our first international trip since Europe in 2019, since we had to cancel our Latin America trip in 2020 due to COVID! With there still being … Continue reading Mexico Adventure 2021: Trip Recap and Expenses

Financial Independence Update- May 2021

May was a great month personally and for business, but a terrible month for my investments. As you may have guessed following my crypto asset allocation article recently, having a concentrated allocation in crypto was rough in May with the massive drop across the board in crypto assets. These sorts of sudden drops are par … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- May 2021

Financial Independence Update- April 2021

At the end of April, we got some good news, and things have been pretty busy since then: Whitney's Hawaii PT license was finally approved! We had nearly given up on her ever actually getting this license since she originally started the process in July of last year. Prior to receiving this license, we had … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- April 2021

Financial Independence Update- March 2021

We spent the beginning of March in Cozumel, Mexico before flying to the west coast to spend the majority of the month in Puerto Vallarta. Cozumel and Puerto Vallarta actually ended up being our two favorite places that we visited in Mexico. We had a great time in both places, full of great food and … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- March 2021

Current Crypto Asset Allocation and Return: April 2021

It has been exactly a year now since I made my very first two cryptocurrency purchases in April of 2020. This came after over a month of a very deep dive into not only the past and potential future of crypto, but also a thorough examination of the macroeconomic impact of COVID. Once I understood … Continue reading Current Crypto Asset Allocation and Return: April 2021