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Adulting Château Enginerd Mrs Enginerd

Selling vs. Renting Out a Property

When we got the second home to “rent it out” to my sister, we used all of our short-term investment money for the downpayment. Our goal was to invest it this way to turn in returns faster than traditional stock yields allowed. By pure serendipity, the housing market started to soar and two and a […]

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DIY Mrs Enginerd

My Beef With DIY Projects

Creating stuff requires a lot of effort and commitment, not to mention cash on hand and equipment. Many people are led to believe that doing it yourself saves money or that a DIY project should be inexpensive because you are, after all, only paying for the materials required. You’d think that this wouldn’t apply to […]

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Adulting Château Enginerd Mrs Enginerd

Moneypalooza!

From late February to late March our employer gives out the yearly bonuses and salary adjustments. This results in an influx of cash each Q1 that is used for trips, gifts and my upcoming birthday celebration. Because of the delay of our baby, Château Enginerd, the money comes at a very auspicious time since we […]

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Mrs Enginerd TV Shows and Movies

Captain Fantastic  (Movie)

Viggo Mortensen blew me away portraying Ben Cash, a father of six who decided to raise his family outside of the USA consumerism grid. With the support of his wife, a privileged law graduate from the Pacific North West, he builds a self sustainable wild community near her home city for their children. Together they […]