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DC Vacation Budget Recap

Hi all! We are officially back from our week-long vacation/work trip and wanted to get our DC vacation budget out ASAP. But first, we needed sleep. Lots of sleep. This conference just sucked the life out of us. Especially when we were up until 3:30 am and need to get back to a conference session

July spending report

July Spending Report

Hi, everyone. I know we are a bit late to the game as it is now mid-August… but we wanted to review just how we did on our spending last month with our July Spending Report. We plan on putting these out monthly to show you exactly how we are doing. As we know, tracking

How Credit Cards Make Money

How Credit Cards Make Money

Hello TTF Community! Today we wanted to shed some light on the credit card industry. Specifically, how credit cards make money off of consumers like you and how you can take precautions to avoid paying into their wealth. But first, we have a confession to make. It is something we have had a very easy

Our Goals after I quit my job Ticket to fi

Our Goals After I Quit My Job

Yes, this is yet another article in our series of me quitting my W-2 job. It was and has been a massive change to our lives and we are still trying to process all the emotions and new systems behind it. So today we wanted to give ourselves our very own accountability partner, YOU. We

Saving 50% on One Income

How We Can Save 50% on One Income

As you may know, I am officially working from home. After lots of planning and calculating, we are ready to hit the ground running. Even though the actual day we decided to put in my notice was somewhat unplanned, we had actually planned for the possibility of me leaving wage-paying work. We had planned to

Ticket to FI Fixed Expenses

What Our Fixed Expenses Look Like

Every month we review our expenses and we separate everything into Fixed Expenses and Variable Expenses. You can take a look at our post on tracking expenses to see more about the specifics! Today we here to reveiw what our monthly fixed expenses look like. These are the items we have to pay every month