Frugality isn’t a something I’ve been forced into; it’s a lifestyle choice I have made for myself.
It’s time for a 2017 quarterly update! At the end of 2016, I laid out my financial goals for this year. Here’s where I currently stand with my goals: Pay off all my student debt. As of January 1st, I had about $4,000 saved up towards the last $10,000 of debt. I’m now at $1,300 (after…… Continue reading A 2017 Savings Goal Update – Q1
I was recently in the position of deciding between a new job opportunity and really good counter-offer. The decision wasn’t an easy one, but I found a way to evaluate which of the two options was best for me.
A more personal post: how blogging puts me “in the zone”
Clearing surface space and getting rid of things I don’t actually use. Before and after photos inside!
It’s been a month since Christmas. Honestly, I expected this post to have been completed much earlier, but somehow the new year just got out from under me. I started the holiday season off well-prepared and armed with a financial plan. It started off great but eventually spiraled out of control… it’s always the last-minute…… Continue reading Christmas Shopping in Review: How much did I actually spend this season
Welcome to 2017! It’s a new year, which means that it’s time to get some of my financial goals moving. Assuming everything goes well, I’ll be putting away close to 60% of my income this year towards savings and investments. My 401k contribution is now set to its maximum percentage that will give me an additional…… Continue reading My 2017 Savings Gameplan