Antsy

On Friday, August 6, I will be paying off my private student loan. I will be one step closer to debt freedom. And I'm so antsy to get it done.Summer school days drag, so I've done the calculations a million times to be sure I haven't made a mistake, but it's true. I'll be able to ... Read more...

Ask Me Anything

I'm sort of struggling to come up with post ideas recently. I'm going to detail another internal personal financial debate I'm having later this week, but I felt like something lighter in the meantime. So, I'd like you to ask me anything. I want to answer some reader questions ... Read more...

To Kindle or Not to Kindle

Every year at the end of the summer, I have the habit of buying myself a little treat before the school year starts. Normally I set a spending limit and get myself a few new pieces of clothing or a few new pairs of shoes, but this year I don't really need any substantial amount ... Read more...

Big, Fat….

...payment on my private student loan! Since my curriculum writing money came in one paycheck early, I scheduled a payment of $610 on my private student loan; I'll do an update of all my loan balances when they post to my accounts. I'm feeling very energized about getting this ... Read more...

Couple Things

1. What do you think of the new look?2. I updated my contact information - I'll now be using gmail for my email correspondence. 3. My car refinance is complete! My new payments will now only be $216 per month!Next up: my new budget and some thoughts on eating on the cheap! ... Read more...

July Goals

I didn't make goals for June because I was away at the AP reading, and, consequently, nothing too exciting happened for me financially in June. But I'm hoping for a very financially productive July! (I'm already off to a great start with that car refinance I did yesterday, if I ... Read more...

Guess What I Did Today?

I refinanced my car!I joined a credit union and applied for a used car loan and got approved! I just faxed over the paper work that they need to verify my income and get a copy of the title of the car, so I should have the check within a couple of days. How will this impact my ... Read more...