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
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!
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
I am a pretty transparent person. It's boring to me to make small talk with people. I want to know what your goals and dreams are. Where you want to travel. If money were no object, what would you do? I sometimes find it difficult to talk about the weather or gas prices because I… Continue reading My Decision Not to have Kids
As you can see, I did not do very well with my October budget. Most of where I went over was because of vacation but I also didn't budget enough for pet food and supplies, alcohol, and service and parts. Last time I had my oil changed I paid $80 for them to use synthetic… Continue reading October Budget Update and November Goals
A situation came up recently where I was stressed out about money. It doesn't happen as often as it used to but it still comes up occasionally. Next year, my mom will be turning the big 5-0. For her birthday, she's decided she wants to go to Disney World. We plan to go in February… Continue reading Monetary Stress