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.
A quick note: I’ve updated how I’ll show my results. … Read More
One purpose of this blog is to document my progress as I work towards financial independence and share what I’ve learned in the process of gaining control of my finances.
While I’ve been using a budget (shoutout to You Need A Budget!) for over two years now, 2016 was the first year I tracked every purchase. … Read More
Despite being obsessed with all things personal finance for the last couple of years, 2016 was the first time I tracked my spending for an ENTIRE YEAR! On a related note, I also made bigger gains in my net worth than any other year. … Read More
A couple years ago I downloaded the app Mint, synced my accounts and was presented with a rather depressing number:
That’s not the exact number but a pretty close estimate. I was in my mid twenties, had a job making $36,000 a year, had just bought a newish car, and still had around $50,000 in student loan debt. … Read More