Net Worth Update – August, 2017

A couple of days ago, I FINALLY posted our net worth for August over at ByNextYear. Better late than never? Click here to see how the month went for us!

Someday Comes Sooner Than Expected

We’ve always discussed buying a house, but more in a “someday, when we figure out where we want to be, and have our finances more together” sort of way. Well, as it turns out, someday is coming sooner than we expected! House, Part I: We’re Buying A House! Head over to ByNextYear to see the whole story. And let me …

Trying Something New: Net Worth Update – July, 2017

After giving it some thought, and reading the feedback from you, I’ve decided to test the waters of combining blogs. I’m sure that, as time goes on, I’ll make adjustments to what I’m doing. Or maybe I’ll change my mind completely, and go a different direction. But I realized I’m never going to find the answer by doing nothing! Many …

Where to Go From Here

This site has been silent for a while now. I’ve only written 5 posts in 2017, and 3 of those posts were recaps of 2016. It would be easy to say that I’ve lost my motivation to write. After all, I haven’t managed to make writing a priority for some time. But honestly, I think about what I could be …

Writers Block, Or Fear of Judgement?

It’s officially February 14th, and yet I still haven’t posted my January net worth or spending updates. The numbers have been ready to go since the first day of February. So, why haven’t I posted anything? Well, because a lot has changed since my last net worth update. Actually, a lot has changed in the past six months. And I …

2017: Not What I was Expecting

We’re only 25 days in, and I can already say that 2017 is not at all what I was expecting! I’ve changed my mind on so many things, from how I feel about things, to what I am prioritizing, to what my goals are for this year (and beyond!). And some thing changed that I didn’t even get the chance to think about. Last …

Spending – December, 2016

I have to admit, I’m kind of embarrassed to share my December spending. It ended up being a very UN-frugal month. *SIGH* I spent a total of $4,118 in December. My paychecks totaled $2,529 and I had a $224 FSA reimbursement (between November and December expenses). Some of my expenses were right in-line with where I usually expect them: Rent, …

Net Worth Update – December 2016

Welcome to my monthly net worth post for December, 2016. Each month, I post a complete breakdown of my net worth, along with a chart showing the progression of my net worth since the start of this blog. Posting my net worth helps keep me accountable for what I do with my money, and motivates me to make better choices …

Spending – November 2016

2017 has already begun, and yet here I am, just getting around to posting my November 2016 spending. Honestly, I thought about skipping it, and just cutting to December. But then, I wouldn’t have a very good snapshot of 2016 if I left an entire month out. Especially not a month where spending was on the higher side: I spent …

Net Worth Update – November 2016

Welcome to my monthly net worth post for November, 2016. Each month, I post a complete breakdown of my net worth, along with a chart showing the progression of my net worth since the start of this blog. Posting my net worth helps keep me accountable for what I do with my money, and motivates me to make better choices …