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Mrs. Maroon

March 26, 2015

Excel is My Friend – A Peek at My Spreadsheet

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Most PF bloggers junkies are self-proclaimed Excel nerds… J$ even coined an acronym for it – SFL (spreadsheets for life). We are no different. Being engineers, the adults in the Maroon household were Excel nerds before we ever even heard the term financial independence. Hell, as our first attempt to combine finances – before we […]

Mrs. Maroon

March 18, 2015

February 2015 Update

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Hmmmm… So I got the January update out WAY before my new goal. Not so much for February. I even had a cute pun for yesterday, but here we sit on the 18th, and I’m finally getting around to it. Perhaps I’ve been putting it off because February was a rather spendy month 🙁   […]

Mrs. Maroon

February 5, 2015

January 2015 Update

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I’m excited to be wrapping up the first month of the new year today. I’m even ahead of my self-proclaimed goal for sharing updates! The fun of working with my new spreadsheet for the year has led me to updating it almost as soon as a new expenditure hits. Let’s see how long this lasts… […]

Mrs. Maroon

February 2, 2015

Moneystepper 2015 Savings Challenge

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We are very happy to be participating in the Moneystepper’s 2015 Savings Challenge. I have been woefully lax in preparing for it, but seeing how the calendar has turned to Groundhog Day, I think it’s high time I get serious about it.   In short, the participants submitted financial goals to achieve for the year […]

Mrs. Maroon

January 23, 2015

A Breeze-Fall

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This week we closed a rather tumultuous chapter of our lives… we sold our semi-investment property.   Cutting To The Chase… A wire transfer for just over $8,000 hit our checking account to mark the end of that time. We had taken $7,500 to the closing table with us 35 months and 3 days earlier. We didn’t […]

Mr. Maroon

January 11, 2014

Equity as an Equalizer – Part 2

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If you’re following along at home, you’re probably wondering how in the hell we have $554,645 worth of Property Assets.  The answer, simply, is a mixture of good common sense, a little bit of education, and luck.  Oh, and a nice little thing called Equity!  Without that, our net worth drops to a very RED […]

Mr. Maroon

January 10, 2014

Equity as an Equalizer – Part 1

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(NERD ALERT! – My apologies in advance.  I went full nerd a couple of times in this article.  It happens from time to time.  Just bear with me.) Cash is King C A S H.  Funny how our whole existence in today’s modern world seems to revolve around that little four letter word.  Those who […]

Mr. Maroon

January 7, 2014

It Matters Not Where You Start, But That You Start

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It’s 10 O’clock!  Do You Know Where Your Money Is? So, it’s really6:45p, and, yes, I do know where my money is…now…but this slant on a once popular public service announcement from my childhood echoed throughout our house over the past twenty four hours or so as the Mrs. and I frantically tried to recall […]