The end of the year is drawing near, and the pressure is on. Companies have just over a month to make their revenue forecasts and a limited amount of time to squeeze the last bit of money they can out of our pockets. It seems that every year the holiday consumerism antics get crazier and … More How Your Holiday Spending Can Help You Invest
Then you should head over to The Penny Hoarder’s LIVE Black Friday Blog! The Penny Hoarder has been running a live blog about all things Black Friday since November 25th! They’ve got 20 money-saving experts digging for deals and information around the clock! You can head over to the portal to ask any questions you … More Have any #BlackFriday questions?
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I hope that you’re stuffed full of tasty goodness by the time you read this! During this time in the holiday season, we’re all inundated with email ads, flyers, and TV commercials pushing Black Friday sales. If you’re at all like me, you’re over it. Here’s why I’m planning to #StayInTheBlackFriday: I’m one … More Why I Plan to #StayInTheBlackFriday
How in the heck did we get to the last part of October?! I know I always go on and on about how quickly time passes, but jeez! I swear that once I graduated from college, the speed of passing time picked up 1000%. Anyways, here are the goals I laid out for 2015: Add … More Last Quarter Goal Update!
…and now I’m aware that rhymes…hmph. I know I’m opening a huge can of worms with this one, but I’ll completely stand behind my theory. First, let me say that I agree with AUTOMATING YOUR SAVINGS. It’s something I make sure to do myself – retirement and emergency savings are automatically pulled out of my … More I HATE to Automate!
Another busy month is in the books! The March results are roooooough. However, I think things can only go up from here. Right?? 🙂 Click on the thumbnails to see the full budget photos: This PearBudget spreadsheet really makes it easy to see where I’m spending money. Also of note, some individual things like rent, insurance, … More MARCH 2015 WRAP-UP! (WITH BUDGET PICTURES!)
Yes, it’s only March and I’ve already suffered a MAJOR setback to my 2015 Money Goals. During the last week of February, I went out to start my car in the morning and…no dice. My car would not start up. No movement whatsoever. Luckily, I was able to get the mobile mechanic to come out … More Handling a setback!
This has been such a busy month so far! Sorry for the delay! February was a pretty decent month in regards to my budget and goals, so here we go! Click on the thumbnails to see the full budget photos: This PearBudget spreadsheet really makes it easy to see where I’m spending money. … More FEBRUARY 2015 WRAP-UP! (WITH BUDGET PICTURES!)
Good afternoon! I’ve been so busy to make any good updates, but it’s all for good reason! In just a couple weeks, I get my life back and I’m hoping to pick up some more writing gigs! 🙂 In LIFE: I’m working double-duty right now: I’m going 9-5 for six days of the week, then … More Updates – Life-wise & Money-wise!
Without further ado, let’s look at January’s numbers! Click on the thumbnails to see the full budget photos: This PearBudget spreadsheet really makes it easy to see where I’m spending money. Also of note, some individual things like rent, insurance, etc. aren’t listed here – but are all conglomerated under “regular expenses” in the second … More JANUARY 2015 WRAP-UP! (WITH BUDGET PICTURES!)