Can You Get Ahead Working in Food Service?

Recently I wrote a post detailing my “career” working in restaurants.  It was great to reflect on some of the choices I made coming out of college, especially with a less-than-marketable degree and entering a still rough economy.

A couple of things stuck with me after writing that post.

One, I haven’t come across many personal finance blogs written by people who work in restaurants.  … read more

Investing Is Like Driving

I’ve always enjoyed driving.  I don’t have a need for speed or a desire to own a sporty car.

When I get in my car, I think about all the moving parts formed together, all the different systems and pieces designed, cut, and assembled into a cohesive unit.  I like the sound of the tires on the asphalt, the feeling when the gears shift, all … read more

Money Update – September 2017

Every month I’ll post an update on my finances from the last month, with a focus on increasing income, spending less, and maintaining a high savings rate.  You can see previous updates here.

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Results – September 2017

2017 Savings Rate:  54%

The year is 2/3rds over.  Can I stay above 50% for the rest of the year??

I’m currently … read more