The Urge To Run

Like most couples, Bryan and I spend every Holiday trying to balance our two families. We both have parents and siblings that we would like to spend time with, and Bryan has two adult children. Up to this point in our relationship, we’ve mainly taken the “Divide and conquer” route: He goes and spends time with his family, and I …

A Short Check-In

I’ve been terrible about posting lately, so I thought I should do a short check-in to let everyone know I’m still around. I’d love to say that things are finally starting to calm down and get back to normal. No such luck! First the dog was sick; At 14-16 years old (she’s a rescue, so we really don’t know for …

Spending – October 2015

I was a little shocked when I put together my spending figures for October: All said and done, I didn’t spend as much as I expected. I had a lot of things going on in October, so I was expecting to see much higher numbers.¬†Of course, being so busy and out of our normal routine made some of the numbers …

Net Worth Update – October 2015

Another month of 2015 has come and gone. I’ve been absolutely amazed at how my finances have worked out this year; Even when the markets were dropping, and my 401k plan was taking a hit, my net worth kept chugging right along. I always had cash when I needed it, and even spendier months didn’t seem to impact my overall …