Mid-Month Net Worth Report: February 2019

Happy late Valentine’s Day! This was mine and my husband’s fourth Valentine’s Day together. Since we would rather celebrate days that have more meaning to just us (birthdays and our anniversary), it’s a pretty frugal and easy-going holiday for us. It’s become our tradition that he comes to see me at work with brownie batter …

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Credit Card #3: Chase Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Business

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. It’s been almost exactly a year since I signed up for my very first credit card since I was 18. This was a huge, groundbreaking decision for my husband and me. One that took months of conversations, consideration, nudging from me and compromise …

Mid-Month Net Worth Report: December 2018

This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure policy for more information. Welcome to my monthly net worth report! Since July 2017 I have logged into Personal Capital around the 15th of each month to update our net worth. I really look forward to this time of the month so that I can see how much it has increased …

Why I’m Glad I Don’t Love My Job

As the long-awaited meeting came to a close, I watched my coworkers exchange enthusiastic glances. In response to high turnover rates, my employer finally listened to its employees and granted five more vacation days, rewards for good attendance, a company-wide pay increase and a better 401(k) plan, in addition to continuing to provide free health …

Mid-Month Net Worth Report: July 2018

This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure policy for more information. My birthday was on the 17th, which makes this the very first net worth report of my 30s. Thirty. I’m 30 now. I still can’t believe it. It’s been a little over a month since I’ve logged into Personal Capital, the free service I …

Not Another Money Statistic: Lessons We Wish We Learned in High School

This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure policy for more information. Two of my favorite bloggers wrote and published a book together. Can we just take a moment to appreciate how monumental that accomplishment is?! They published a book! I have been compiling notes endlessly for months for a book that I have yet …