You probably know me well enough to know that silence on the blog means things are in flux. And man are they ever! Through some quirk of writer irony, I can only write about things when they are in the past tense. Not only does that help me process what actually happened and get to […]
Personal Finance Posts
Money! Money? Money... I didn't really have an opinion about money until I turned 27. Suddenly I wondered why I never seemed to have much in savings and why, despite making a decent salary for several years, I was still living paycheck to paycheck!
I write about personal finance as a personal experiment. We're slowly applying Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace principals to our DINK household, and it helps that we facilitate a class each year at our church. Read on for weird questions, creative interviews, and ideas that might help YOU save more money, too.
I spend the majority of my 20s without an emergency fund. I can now see how unrealistically insane that was, but at the time it just seemed normal. I was living paycheck to paycheck making decent money with decent expenses. I was paying all of my (minimum) debt payments and making it through just fine… or […]
Sorry to get all finance-y three weeks in a row, but Kali wrote about breaking some rules by selling her house and Cait wrote about those “expert” numbers and how good they really are for your finances…. and there it was again, money on my mind! This is especially frustrating because I permanently deleted our family […]