October 2018 and Financial and Goals

October is an exciting month each year with Fall weather kicking in, football and Halloween. In Arizona we had another fun month with great weather. Wish our family back in the Midwest could say the same. They saw some pretty bad storms and a lot of people lost power to their homes for a while […]

Do you really Want to Retire Someday

So many people say they want to retire someday but they don’t see how they will ever retire. When my kids say they want to do something I ask them how bad do they want it? I also ask them what will they do to get it? Then I have them list out what they […]

Teenager Education

We have two boys at living home and they are currently ages 12 and 16 years old. If you ever had teenagers at home before you know they can be a challenge at times. If you have kids that are still young just wait. LOL It is fun talking to parents with kids to ones […]

September 2018 Financials

September was a busy and expensive month for sure. But also, it is High School Football time here in Arizona. We took the boys to one game and then Logan went to Home Coming game with friends the following week. September marks the last month of cheap golf rates also here in Arizona until next […]

August 2018 and Financial and Goals

School time is here in Arizona. The Boys started school on the 8th. They still wish they didn’t start till September like their cousins do back in Minnesota. Seth starts school later this year so our schedules are way different than before. Now Logan gets out of school an hour earlier than Seth. Seth is […]

Could you Retire on 3.5 Million

Many people think having a Million dollars in their retirement accounts that they are set. But are they? How much do they really need? That is the true Million Dollar question. Our goal is 3.5 Million for both of us to be retired on our current lifestyle. What is our current lifestyle have to do […]

June 2018 and Financial and Goals

June was a memorable month for sure. We took our best vacation yet and also had Mom, Katrina and Abbie down for part of the month. I don’t have any exact data to give you on the Arizona heat but I would guess this was the hottest month of the year so far. The girls […]

May 2018 and Financial and Goals

  May was a wild ride for sure. We did a bunch of fun stuff this month. But we had no rain again. We haven’t had rain here in Arizona since our relatives were here back in March. Hopefully we will get some soon. Our water bill is a rising with me watering our trees […]

March 2018 and Financial and Goals

Since moving to Arizona it seems like each month is never boring. That’s of the many reasons we have so much fun living where people want to retire at. We just decided to move here and enjoy Arizona before we retired. Life is too short to wait. This month we had more company from Minnesota. […]

February 2018 Results

This was another crazy busy month, but a fun month. Mom and Dad was hear over half the month till they flew back to the snowy Minnesota state. We wanted them to stay till May but at least they stayed the longest time yet which was almost 7 weeks. Tonya and Nick also flew in […]