Is Becoming a Teacher Right for You?

A while back, I did an 'Ask Me Anything' post and one of my absolute favorite PF bloggers, Frugal Zeitgeist, asked if I would recommend teaching as a career-change for people burnt out in the corporate world. I've been turning the question over in my mind ever since then, and I ... Read more...

Well This is a Head-Scratcher…

I'm not sure if I've ever written here about how I track my spending, but I use a rather unsophisticated method. It's essentially a typed version of the pencil-and-paper method. I have certain budget categories and spending targets for each, and just type up what I've spent in ... Read more...

A Couple Updates

Ok, I'm still sucking at blogging, but I wanted to drop in with a few quick updates!1. My personal property tax bill arrived and it's about $200 less than I thought it would be! Yes!2. My cash savings are frighteningly low after my moment of insanity last week. Luckily, I have a ... Read more...

Swamped

Last Friday, a week into the school year, my entire schedule changed. As in, I'm teaching two brand new classes for the first time, starting today.Oh, and I have to move classrooms, too. So I've been totally swamped, and thus a bad blogger. I'll be back with something interesting ... Read more...

I Did Something Crazy Yesterday

I withdrew almost all of the money from my savings account and paid off my private student loan.What can I say? I woke up in the morning, toyed with the idea for a hot second, and decided it just felt right. I live on the edge. ... Read more...