Mid-Month Net Worth Report: November 2017

This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure policy for more information. For the first time, I wasn’t as excited to calculate my net worth this month. My husband and I took a three day Halloween vacation to Savannah, GA, and we completely wiped out our Vacation sinking fund. And our Family sinking fund. And …

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Weekly Podcast Recap: Week 10

Welcome back, guys! Thanks so much for all the feedback you’ve given me over the past several weeks since I started sharing these recaps. A new addition is Impact Theory, which I’m looking forward to checking out more next week. I’m always on the lookout for new podcasts, so please let me know if you …

Weekly Podcast Recap: Week 9

Happy Fall! Below are the podcast episodes I listened to this past week. Two new additions are The Tim Ferriss Show (his interview with Bill Burr is absolutely hilarious) and Financial Mentor. Be sure to check them out! General Personal Finance   Listen Money Matters Invest or Pay Off Debt? That is the Question. Duration: …

Mid-Month Net Worth Report: September 2017

It’s that time again! After almost a month of not being able to view my retirement savings, I was excited to put together this report. My employer recently switched 401(k) providers, resulting in a long blackout period where I could view information from either provider. As of yesterday, I am now able to log into …

Weekly Podcast Recap: Week 6

Happy Saturday! I’m a little sad to report that you’ll be seeing less of Mad Fientist’s Financial Independence podcasts on my recaps now that I’m finally completely caught up. However, there’s still plenty of ChooseFI episodes to go, and fortunately they release two episodes per week instead of just one per month. A new addition …

Our One Year Anniversary of the Start of Our Mortgage Free Journey

This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure policy for more information. Today is our one year anniversary! Okay, our one year anniversary was in April. But this is almost even more exciting! August was our 12th straight month of using every cent of my husband’s income as principal payments on our mortgage while living …

Weekly Podcast Recap: Week 5

Another week and over 27 hours of episodes in the books! This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. If you’re like me and are wary of traditional retirement accounts because you can’t stand the thought of your money being locked up until you’re almost 60 years old, I highly recommend …

Weekly Podcast Recap: Week 4

My work week was a short one due to my recurrent foot problems, but I still managed to listen to 18 episodes, providing me with over 13 hours of motivation, inspiration and financial education. This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. I take something away from every episode, every podcast, …

Everything You Need to Know About Sinking Funds

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. Dollar-cost averaging, net worth, index funds, baby steps, the list goes on.  When making the decision to take control of your money, it seems like there is an endless amount of new terms and phrases to become familiar with.  Join any Instagram community …