It’s time for another vacation estimate! Our first vacation of 2019 is to Phoenix/Gilbert, Arizona to go to our friend’s wedding! We leave out on a Friday and will head out late Wednesday or early Thursday. We don’t have any specific plans of what we want to see other than the wedding and probably visit… Continue reading Another Vacation Estimate!
I haven’t given up a lot on my debt free journey. I don’t drink coffee daily. I don’t get my nails done. I haven’t had my hair colored in two years. The only things that changed is how often we eat out and how often I shop. Eating out hasn’t been a huge deal. Honestly,… Continue reading Shopping and the Debt Free Journey
February ended up being a great month! I passed a test at work and got the next two parts scheduled. I will hopefully be done about halfway through May! We also tried a new tequila to celebrate my victory and finally made it out to dinner after three failed attempts. The first night we tried… Continue reading February Budget Review
Today and tomorrow are my two least favorite days of the year: the Super Bowl and the day after when everyone talks about it. I spend every Super Bowl Sunday reading in a separate room of the house from where A watches the game. This year is a little different since I have the blog… Continue reading January Updates
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
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!