Exit strategy

Do you have an exit strategy? This was the question that Mrs. CF asked Mr. CF a couple of months ago during a conversation on investments. I was looking at her and glazed over a bit. A what? Was my[…]

Read more

Storm Damage

Insurance products can be a great thing. Especially when mother nature decides to cause storm damage to your house 🙁 Winter Storm Last Thursday we had a winter storm in the Netherlands (and other parts of western Europe). It was[…]

Read more

Car Scare

Mr. CF was driving to work one morning last december when I heard a loud bang on the front windshield….. A big crack appeared throughout the front windshield, darn. Well, we are insured for stuff like this, so filled in[…]

Read more

Loser…..

Feeling Like a Loser….. Net Worth Some of you may be familiar with J$ (or J-Money), whom runs the websites www.rockstarfinance.com and www.budgetsaresexy.com (both very entertaining websites/blogs by the way). On www.rockstarfinance.com you can also find a list of net[…]

Read more

2016 Blog Statistics

Hey Folks, hope you are having a wonderful day! Today’s post is reviewing how our little blog has been doing in 2016, expect a full disclosure! 2016 Blog Statistics As you can see below, we almost it hit 15.000 unique visitors last[…]

Read more

What cars have you driven?

Please prepare for a completely non-financial, non-educational, non-frugal, non-useful but hopefully still entertaining exercise about cars. I (Mr. CF) still like cars, albeit have not been focusing on them as much as I used to (i.e. since starting with the[…]

Read more

The Tricycle

This grown man has bought himself a tricycle (with the blessing of Mrs. CF!) .… what on earth was I thinking? Anyhow, it looks like this (yes, the flames make it go faster ;-): The Tricycle – What is it?[…]

Read more

Band-Aids

Have you every realized that we as humans are extremely good at not solving the core problem (i.e. the root cause), but rather stick Band-Aids on it? Band-Aids What make this really bad is that we do this with almost[…]

Read more