Our Team

Although we may appear to be a normal Midwestern family on the outside, we are making intentional choices to be very different. Different in a way that allows us to pursue the things and experiences that matter most to us. Different in a way that our finances are a blessing rather than a burden.

We believe what matters most is not what you own, but rather who you are.Add by Subtraction
Sam

Sam

The dad and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERâ„¢ Professional. A finance expert who’s been quoted in such publications as Forbes, USA Today, Money, Yahoo! Finance, Nerdwallet and Nasdaq. I’m passionate about helping people improve their finances through minimalism. Hiking is where I want to be, and enjoying the outdoors with those I love.

Steffen

Steffen

The mom. The driving force behind our minimalist journey. A registered nurse and the socialite of the family. Hiker, talker, reader, and restaurant eater.

Annie

Annie

The girl. Future author, lover of books, gymnastics, and dogs (even though my parents won’t let me have one.)

Ben

Ben

The boy. Soccer player, book lover, Arsenal FC fan, and YouTube sensation.

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