Here we are at the top of the year! That means it’s time to recap my 2015! I set some very lofty goals, I met exactly HALF of my goals – so 5 of 10! Read on for the details! Add $500 to my ‘slush fund’ savings account. – This was definitely a no. I’m … More The 2015 Goal Wrap-up!
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
Good morrow, reader! I don’t know why I chose to bring out my Shakespearean English on a random Thursday morning, but let’s ride the wave! Let’s talk about surgery, or better yet, the bills brought about by the sinus surgery I had over the summer – July, in fact! When you have any type … More Surgery Bill Wrap-Up!
Never a dull moment over here the land of the Broke Twenty-Something! I know you’ve been missing my budget wrap-ups (ha ha!), so this time…you get a double whammy of TWO WHOLE MONTHS WORTH! This PearBudget spreadsheet really makes it easy to see where I’m spending money. Also of note, some individual things like rent, insurance, etc. … More September AND October 2015 WRAP-UP! (WITH BUDGET PICTURES!)
Welcome to Financially Savvy Saturdays, the savviest personal finance blog hop on the planet, created specifically for personal finance writers! We welcome all things money here. Whether you’ve written anything from how you’ve started a new hobby on a budget through to how you’re dealing with finances in a divorce, you’re invited to link-up. If … More Financially Savvy Saturdays #115
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!
It is no secret that the financial crunch of the last decade has hit seniors, particularly retirees, quite hard. We won’t belabour the details such as fixed pensions, inflation, and the like, as they have been discussed ad nauseum in myriad other forums. Rather, we will endeavour to find a few creative means by which … More Creative Ways for Seniors to Economise
…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!
Good evening all! Super excited to be back for a FIVE THINGS FRIDAY! Read on for some highlights of my week! FIVE THINGS I ATE: Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers – Super easy and made extra for lunches! E-Hydrate – Great before my workouts! Pumpkin Spice Flavored Pizzelle Cookies – I’m always down for anything … More FIVE THINGS FRIDAY – October 9th, 2015!
One of the problems with being in debt is that when you’re trying to live frugally you’re all the more tempted to make the silly purchases you don’t need. One of the best ways to avoid these frivolous purchases and make ends meet is by setting yourself an annual budget and making sure to stick … More Setting up an Annual Personal Budget and How to keep to it