Most people who have known me for a while know that the house I grew up in burned down when I was a senior in high school. I don’t think about it as much anymore but it’s hard not to think about it at this time of year because tomorrow, the 13th, marks the 9th… Continue reading Being a Home Owner, Pt 1
It’s the last weekend of 2018 so I’m looking back at my year because I think these things are interesting. The biggest financial thing we did this year was pay off some old debt of my husband’s. We started chipping away in March and made the final payment in September. In six months, we paid… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review
Well... I got duped. About a month or so ago, I received an email from "Kroger" asking if I wanted to sign up as a secret shopper. At first, I wasn't sure. I sat on the email for a few days until I finally made the decision that I was just going to go for… Continue reading That One Time I Got Scammed
I had three goals for November: 1. Buy Christmas presents, 2. Pay off an additional $1000 in debt, and 3. don't go over budget. I only really accomplished the first goal. I bought the big ticket items but I still have a few more little things to get. I'm looking forward to giving my dad… Continue reading November Budget Update
An interview with Emanuel discussing college, student loan debt, travel plans and lifthen goals!
I had originally planned on doing a different post today. I was going to interview my friend but then he punched a wall and broke his knuckles. I figure the interview probably goes better when you aren't on painkillers. Or maybe that's how you get the juicy stuff. My journalistic abilities are still developing.Anywho, since… Continue reading The Holidays
Picture from Pinterest. Photo credit: The Rambling Redhead If I made an inspiration board it would have three things on it: a car (probably a Lexus), a picture of Australia, and a kitchen like the one in the picture above. A and I want to remodel our downstairs at some point, including a kitchen remodel.… Continue reading Savings Goals