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Mrs. Maroon

January 5, 2015

Look Back at 2014 and Ahead to 2015

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 Sunset on the beach...

I’ve really enjoyed reading all of the recaps and goals set by fellow PF bloggers. Each time I make mental notes of our past year and plans for the coming one. But those mental notes don’t mean a thing until I let them escape my brain – you can’t read my mind as much as Mr. Maroon […]

Mrs. Maroon

September 6, 2014

The Value of Value

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I’ve been thinking a lot lately on the concept of value… After all, isn’t that what are seeking – to improve the value of our future life?!? But does it have to come at the expense of value to our current life?   Confession Time I had a bit of a breakdown a couple weeks […]

Mr. Maroon

August 24, 2014

Everything Must Change

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Desperate Times… Our quest for financial independence began out of desperation. Man – if I had only known how those six little words would change my life. As I hit “I’m Feeling Lucky”, I really wasn’t. I was lying. I was feeling desperate. I was feeling bored. I was feeling anything but lucky. My job […]

Mr. Maroon

January 21, 2014

Four Percent

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Within the financial strategy of each “super saver” exists a key tool often referred to as the Four Percent Rule.  Simplified, the rule specifies that an investment will allow a withdrawal rate of four percent of the principal balance in perpetuity, all the while accounting for inflation.  Obviously, there are certain caveats that cannot be […]

Mrs. Maroon

January 4, 2014

Introducing the Mrs.

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You Want To Do What?! So if you’re anything like me, you will have found Mr. Maroon’s introduction of the blog to be inspiring and motivational. What a picture he painted! But all of those warm and fuzzy feelings can quickly change into the cold and uncomfortable thoughts of… What exactly are you talking about? […]

Mr. Maroon

January 2, 2014

Howdy and Welcome to Mixing Maroons!

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“Money Can’t Buy Happiness” As second generation graduates of the little cow college on the Brazos in College Station, Texas, there is no shortage of maroon in our house. In fact, lately there seems to be little shortage of anything. That is, except the most sought prize of all – happiness! You see, we are […]