Finance · Homeowner

15 Years of Homeownership Expenses

I can’t believe it’s been 15 years since I bought my townhouse. More surprising is the fact that I’m still living here.  When I bought it, I figured this would be my starter home and I’d eventually upgrade to a nicer neighborhood. Luckily, the area has improved greatly during this time and I no longer… Continue reading 15 Years of Homeownership Expenses

Finance · Homeowner

One Year Mortgage Free

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a year since I paid off my mortgage. What have I done with the money previously going towards that expense? Read on… Since I used some of my savings to pay off the remaining balance of my mortgage, my first priority was replenishing those accounts.  I was… Continue reading One Year Mortgage Free


DIY – Wi-Fi Thermostat

My brother was in town recently, which means it was a great time for some DIY projects.  The big one during his visit was a Wi-Fi thermostat. Working for a large company definitely has its perks.  Honeywell recently offered our employees a great deal on their two Wi-Fi thermostats.  Being practical, I of course chose… Continue reading DIY – Wi-Fi Thermostat