Financial Independence Update- October 2022

October was another really busy month for us. In terms of both traveling and business, 2022 has been our most busy year by far. There were a lot of states, national parks, and countries that we wanted to visit before settling down that got pushed back due to Covid, so 2022 has been the year … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- October 2022

Around the World (Again) in 2022!

2022 has been a whirlwind of travel! We started out the year with a few week road trip from Virginia to Florida and back. Then we spent 10 weeks traveling around Latin America. Almost immediately after returning from Latin America, we hit the road to Alaska where we spent the summer working part time and … Continue reading Around the World (Again) in 2022!

Financial Independence Update- September 2022

After a three week road trip from Alaska, we arrived back home in Virginia in September. The drive went pretty smoothly for how many miles were covered. Whitney wrote an article discussing everything we did on our road trips to and from Alaska and while in Alaska. You can read all about it here. My … Continue reading Financial Independence Update- September 2022

Our 4 Month Alaskan Adventure: Summary and Expenses

Whitney and I have wanted to take a road trip to Alaska and explore the state for several years now. In fact, for our very first travel physical therapy assignments, we almost accepted 6 month contracts in Anchorage, but ended up staying closer to home instead. The problem always was that it's very far away … Continue reading Our 4 Month Alaskan Adventure: Summary and Expenses

The Great Student Loan Pause and Its Impacts

It has now been over two years since the federal student loan pause began in March of 2020. After multiple extensions of the original pause, alas, the end date of May 2022 has been once again extended, now until August 31st, 2022. The odds are that repayment won't begin then either, in my humble opinion. … Continue reading The Great Student Loan Pause and Its Impacts

Latin America Trip: The Sequel

If you've been following this site for a while, you know that Whitney and I usually do a lot of international travel. Back in 2018, we decided that we wanted to spend at least 4 months out of the country each year following semi-retirement that year. I also decided to track my expenses on each … Continue reading Latin America Trip: The Sequel

Aloha from Hawaii: Oahu, Maui, and Kauai Expense Report

After spending two full months on the Big Island for Whitney's Travel PT contract, we were excited to thoroughly explore the other three major Hawaiian islands. Although we did some amazing hikes on the Big Island, we didn't get the views that we were expecting after seeing a ton of Hawaiian hiking pictures from friends … Continue reading Aloha from Hawaii: Oahu, Maui, and Kauai Expense Report

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

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