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 …