February Review + March Goals

February turned out pretty well for me! Let's take a look before I move on to my goals for March:1. Add $300 to my Freedom Fund - FAIL (sorta). I was actually able to save $500 this month, but the $300 was supposed to be from my own earnings, not my tax return, which is where ... Read more...

I Heart Credit Karma

Maybe I'm a little slow on the up-take for a personal finance blogger, but I just discovered the website Credit Karma and I absolutely love it. The account was easy to set up, they don't store your social security number, and you don't have to jump through any hoops to actually ... Read more...

More Updates!

I feel like all my posts recently have been just a random stream of consciousness, but I've been so strapped for time between school and turning a quarter-century old that I haven't had time to write a real post! Things should be slowing down in the next couple of days, so I ... Read more...

List: Needs/Wants

Do you ever feel like you need a ton of stuff all at the same time, and it always happens to be at the same time you also have a lot of wants? For right now.....I Need:- An oil change- A new vacuum- Two new tires- A wireless router (maybe I'll ask for this for my birthday...)But ... Read more...

I’m Taking M.P. Dunleavey’s Advice

According to this article, one of the best ways we ladies can show ourselves some love this Valentine's Day is by creating a solid financial future for ourselves, whether that's by opening a retirement account, starting a savings plan, or just creating a solid budget. This was an ... Read more...

Extreme Boredom = Spending Money

Don't get me wrong, I really like taking time off from school. I've never had any guilt about taking breaks from work, and I think that everyone needs a healthy dose of relaxation every now and then. However, I'm now on Day 5 of snow-induced house arrest (well, we've moved from ... Read more...

February Goals Update

Even though I'm slowly dying of boredom, I've managed to be pretty productive with my February goals:1. Add $300 to my Freedom Fund - Not done...yet. I'm getting paid this Friday, then my birthday is the following weekend, so I think this will be do-able.2. Contact Comcast to ... Read more...