Yessssss

I made a $420 payment on my car yesterday! I'm so happy to see the balance drop so substantially. That's the beauty of a low interest rate - you actually see downward movement when you make a payment. I'm super excited for next month when the balance will drop below $6,000! I'm ... Read more...

My Personal Finance Non-Negotiables

In every aspect of our lives, we have certain non-negotiables. Deal breakers. Lines that cannot, under any circumstances, be crossed. We draw these firm boundaries for ourselves, but, like everything else, one person's line in the sand can be another person's "well, what happened ... Read more...

My Top 5 Favorite Non-PF Blogs

Truth time: I sometimes get sick of reading about money. While my interest in blogging (both reading and writing) primarily revolves around the PF world, I've discovered that there are literally thousands of other fun and interesting blogs out there, and when I just can't read ... Read more...

Extra Income Opportunities This School Year

One of the many fabulous aspects of being a teacher is the many opportunities for extra income that crop up throughout the school year. These are the sources of my extra income this year, listed in the order that they are coming up. I only listed the ones that are basically a ... Read more...

Updates

- I will no longer be posting monthly goals. I always just come up with some random list because I feel pressured because it's the first of the month, then don't accomplish the stuff on the random list and end up feeling like a failure...even though I've usually accomplished a ... Read more...