Oh What a Ride This Has Been
January 3, 2018
If you have been reading my blog posts – or even if you only read my first blog – then you remember how I shared my pre-Project Money financial roller coaster ride. The ups and downs, round and rounds of my financial life, riding it out screaming loudly with my eyes closed tight while Ashley, in her free spirit, has her eyes open, smiling and laughing.
Happy New Year!
December 27, 2017
2017 has been quite a year for my finances. Grab a cup of hot cocoa or a Starbucks tall decaf raspberry non-fat no whip no foam mocha and sit down next to fire to reminisce with me.
To Invest or Not To Invest?
December 20, 2017
That’s the question that I’ve been asking myself for the past couple of months since I finally peeked out of the debt hole that I have been in for the past year. I am finally carrying little to no debt thanks to Project Money, and I’m smelling the fresh financial air for the first time in my life. And I’m really liking how it feels.
You Get What You Pay For
December 13, 2017
Sometimes cheaper isn’t always better. Less isn’t always more. Being a tightwad can sometimes cause you to lose circulation. I’ve been spending the last 7 months of Project Money living by the mantra of “if it costs more it’s not worth it”. Well, I learned this last week that there are some instances when it’s worth the extra money on the front end to save money on the back end.
Get a Job
December 6, 2017
If you’ve been reading my blogs, you may remember a couple of months ago, I blogged about getting Ashley a debit card. Ashley had some money that she received as birthday gifts, and she put a portion of the money into her newly opened checking account with a debit card, and the rest she put into savings.
Back In The Day
November 29, 2017
This past week, my grandfather passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. He was 91 years young, and during the graveside military rites over this past weekend, it got me to reminiscing about the good ol’ days.