4-Step Financial Survival Guide: How To Prepare For An Unexpected Job Loss

4 steps financial survival guide

The morning started out as any normal day. I’m awoken by the alarm clock as I lie half-unconscious waiting to be pulled out of bed for the day ahead. I’m not a morning person, ok? I trek into the closet perusing the normal clothes I tend to wear and fall upon a $10 plaid pink […]

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November 2017: The Month-End Financial Review

November Financial Review

If you are new here, this is my month-end financial update giving you a high-level view of my expenses and value increases. Check out my progress year-to-date below! Now that December has begun, it is time to put November in the books. Think of it like having a small business. There are the day-to-day operations, […]

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Hitting The Next 100k In Net Worth

Hitting The Next 100k In Net Worth

I indicated early on that my household was closing in on a milestone. Well, this happened a week into October! For clarification purposes, I count milestones by 100k increases. This allows the commemorating event to likely only come once a year. It makes it all the more exciting when it happens. I was contemplating how […]

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Why I Paid For Health Insurance After It Nearly Doubled

Why I Still Paid For Health Insurance After It Nearly Doubled

It’s hard for me to rationalize paying double for a product or service unless I find some value in paying that premium. There has to be some upside, otherwise I will go without.

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Real-Life Savings Series – Buying Gifts For Your Loved Ones

Real-life savings series - Buying gifts for your loved ones

Please note that this article contains affiliate links, read disclosures here. In this multi-part series, I am going to reflect upon the cost-cutting measures I have implemented in my own life. This will span across many decisions that have been made in the past 11+ years, while living in a two-person household.  My goal with […]

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October 2017: The Month-End Financial Review

Month-end financial review - October 2017

If you are new here, this is my month-end financial update giving you a high-level view of my expenses and value increases. Check out my progress year-to-date below! Now that November has begun, it is time to put October in the books. Think of it like having a small business. There are the day-to-day operations, […]

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