I’m in the negative. Now what?

No where to go but up? In my last post I calculated my current net worth, and found the results to be less than desirable. My current net worth is a negative $ 1,754. Ouch! Some of you may not be familiar with net worth, or how to calculate it. Net worth is simply your assets (the value of things …

My current net worth – February 2013

Part of my apprehension about starting this blog was knowing how much information was appropriate to share. Americans are raised in a culture where discussing your monetary value is considered taboo. I was also concerned about maintaining my privacy and anonymity if I shared too much information. Some blogs and websites are very successful in giving recommendations and financial advice, …

Single girl Growing Her (net) Worth… so?

I’m starting this blog with the idea of sharing my journey from financial instability to financial security. I realize that there are a lot of people who will come across this blog and think “So you’re single, have no children, and are trying to save money. Big whoop! Try having a spouse that you have to get on board, and …

Welcome to Growing Her Worth!

I’ve been toying with the idea of starting this blog for several years now. I’m constantly thinking of ideas for new articles, new things to discuss. But then I always come back to the same thing: What would be the point? Why would anyone else be interested? I’m certainly no expert when it comes to personal finance. In some cases, my …