It feels like New Years Day was just yesterday but we're already a tenth of the way through 2017! Crazy! How are you doing on your 2017 goals? To be honest, I'm crushing it in some areas and failing miserably in others. Goals That I'm Failing On Workout 200 Times This Year = NOT STARTED I set a goal to work out 200 times this year and I haven't worked out once! I just haven't … [Read more...] about 10% Of The Year Has Passed – How Are You Doing On Your Goals?
I've been married for almost two months now and it's great! The Mr. and I are settling in to the exact same life we had before except now we have a piece of paper that says we're married and our bank account is $15,000 less. I've been thinking a lot about money and relationships lately. I'm super nosy curious when I hear about other couples who manage their money in a totally different way than we do. It … [Read more...] about How to Manage Your Money As A Couple
When I look back on my early and mid-twenties, I often wonder if I did the right thing. I get Facebook FOMO when I see someone who took time off to live on a beach in Thailand or teach abroad in Italy. The truth is, I'm jealous. I would love to escape the cubicle and do something adventurous for a little while. Your Twenties Are The Time To Take Risks I mean, when is a better time in your life to … [Read more...] about Did I Waste My Twenties or Did I Beast Them?
Money nerds love the beginning of the year. Personally, I am psyched! I can start contributing to my retirement accounts again, my tax refund is just around the corner, and I can set some crazy lofty money goals for the year. Don't miss out on some of this joy I'm experiencing. Here are 28 things you can do now to get your financial year off to a great start. How to Improve Your Finances This … [Read more...] about 28 Simple Ways to Improve Your Finances in 2017
I try to use points and miles when I travel but sometimes I don't. Sometimes I want to book a very specific hotel or I don't want to waste my points if I can't find a good redemption. In these cases, I use the quadruple stacking method. This method was first introduced to me by Jeremy at Go Curry Cracker. My husband and I spent a weekend hanging out on a houseboat with him and his family, Gwen from Fiery … [Read more...] about Save Over 20% on Hotel Rooms by Quadruple Stacking Raise Gift Cards and Ebates
We crossed the $200k net worth mark this year. It's hard to imagine that we've come that far in such a short time. Just two years ago we had $89,000 worth of debt, a massive mortgage, a car payment, and credit card bills. We even started 2016 with nearly $60,000 of that debt remaining. Yet, we're ending the year with a $219,000 net worth according to Personal Capital! Note: This net worth number … [Read more...] about 2016 in Review: From $60k in Debt to $200k Net Worth