April 2017 Spending Summary

April was a fantastic month from both a financial and a traveling-to-new-places-and-having-lots-of-fun standpoint. We came in almost $2,000 under budget this month! As an April Fool’s joke, we left Boston in the middle of a major snowstorm (gotta love New[…]

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Jan, Feb, March 2017 Spending Summary

It’s hard to believe it’s May already. Even though this blog just came into existence in April, I want to keep us accountable for our monthly spending throughout the entire year. Our 2017 monthly budget is already planned, so let’s[…]

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Where Does the Money Go? Time to Create a Budget!

“Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.” ~Benjamin Franklin Creating your first budget can definitely seem overwhelming, but if you’re looking to get ahead financially, it’s a must have. There is no compromising on this[…]

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The Saverdinks’ Monthly Budget

I think we’re all a little guilty of financial voyeurism. Who isn’t a little curious about how much our friends, coworkers, family members and neighbors earn? Although the more tantalizing topic may be how they choose to spend their money… When[…]

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The First Step to Financial Independence: Know Your Net Worth

Financial independence is something that many of us secretly (or not so secretly!) long for, but have no idea where to even start. Unfortunately, unless you’re a trust fund baby, the recipient of a massive inheritance or a really lucky[…]

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The Story of the Saverdinks

Greetings and welcome to our blog! As self-proclaimed DINKs (a Dual Income, No Kids couple) with a passion for saving money, we’ve affectionately nicknamed ourselves The Saverdinks. Only 10 years into our careers in engineering, we saved one million dollars across[…]

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