Why We Plan To Downsize From 1,000 sq ft

Why We Plan To Downsize From 1,000 sq ft

The size of the average house in North America has nearly tripled in size from the 1950s to today, growing from 983 square feet to a spacious 2,349 square feet. I am in my early twenties with no future family on the near horizon. I currently rent a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment in Portland, [...]

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How to Save For Joy: Drop Your Inner Money-Miser

How to Save For Joy: Drop Your Inner Money-Miser

Cheapskate. Miser. Scrooge. These words describe people with an unhealthy relationship with money and often other people. Frugal people often walk this line-- how can we be mindful money managers without being misers? The distinction got me thinking about the balancing act between the future and now, saving and spending, and the relationships we have [...]