Mid-Month Net Worth Report: May 2018

Summer is in full swing in east Tennessee, and it’s such a busy time of year. My stepdaughter’s seventh birthday party was this past weekend, and we had a blast being with our family and friends outside as the kids played. My husband is (with a lot of frustration, I might add) assembling mounts for our… Read More Mid-Month Net Worth Report: May 2018

Debitize: 3 Months Later

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. This post is a revisit to Debitize, the free app I downloaded in February that has essentially turned my credit card into a debit card. My original post goes into great detail about the service itself and the signup process, so click here to read… Read More Debitize: 3 Months Later

Monthly Savings Report: April 2018

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. How is it possibly May already?! After a month of endless rain, unseasonably cold temperatures and even a little snow, I feel that I have been cheated out of a month of summer. And through it all, April was a busy month! I… Read More Monthly Savings Report: April 2018

Mid-Month Net Worth Report: April 2018

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. I doubt this will come as a shock to anyone, but I’m going to say it anyway. I’m a saver. I spot out the best bite and look forward to eating it last. I save all my vacation time until the end of the… Read More Mid-Month Net Worth Report: April 2018

Monthly Savings Report: March 2018

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. April is almost over, and I’m just now getting around to writing our monthly update. I could tell you how crazy life has been and how busy I’ve been with work, but really, reporting how much we’ve saved just doesn’t seem to bring… Read More Monthly Savings Report: March 2018

Mid-Month Net Worth Report: March 2018

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. Wow, March 15 really snuck up on me. It feels like just yesterday that I was just adding up last month’s numbers. The arrival of spring is just five days away, and as East Tennessee is being splashed with varying shades of pinks,… Read More Mid-Month Net Worth Report: March 2018

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Being raised in the south, I sometimes forget that sports other than (American) football exist. Therefore, when I woke up that morning on the floor of my friend’s finished basement to the sound of heavily accented commentators and cheering, chanting fans after a sleepover one hot summer night, I was confused. It wasn’t so much… Read More 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Monthly Savings Report: February 2018

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. This past month, for the first time in our adult lives, my husband and I did not have to pay someone else for the house we live in. We did, of course, set aside money in the sinking fund we have set up… Read More Monthly Savings Report: February 2018

Moving On to Credit Card #2: Chase Ink Business Preferred

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. Remember my post right before the new year about getting my first credit card since I was 18? So that we could try our hand at travel hacking? And how it was such a major, out-of-our-comfort-zone decision for my debt-averse husband and me?… Read More Moving On to Credit Card #2: Chase Ink Business Preferred

Debitizing Our Credit Card – Debitize Signup Process ($10 Bonus Included)

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. Yesterday was the first payment due date for my Chase Sapphire Preferred Card. But if you think I patiently waited until yesterday to clear our credit card balance, you’re crazy. I have no idea how many payments I’ve logged on and made since activating… Read More Debitizing Our Credit Card – Debitize Signup Process ($10 Bonus Included)