If I could tell the me of two years ago how happy I would be right in this moment, she would be shocked but so relieved. You know you are happy when you drink rum and Black Cherry sparkling soda and you are overcome with gratefulness. I'm just sitting here staring at the empty space … Continue reading i’m so happy
... and I haven't written in awhile. I almost asked myself why even bother sharing my thoughts with the ether, but I know how much it positively affects my mental state. So I am back here. I think the thing I miss most about logging on and putting my thoughts down in words is reflecting … Continue reading 2017 is almost over…
I have been thinking about my short-term financial goals for a few weeks. I want to shake up my current plan of attack and I finally decided to write down these new goals. I loosely base my financial plan on the debt-snowball. I love Dave Ramsey's "Baby Steps," but there are a few reasons why I don't … Continue reading short-term money goals for 2017
I'm having one of those days where I stare at my loan balances and think, "I've done so little." The problem with paying off the smallest loan first is that the biggest one doesn't budge much. The interest on those loans does its damage. The truth of the matter is that I'm making huge progress on … Continue reading one of those days
I have no interest in loan deferment or lower payments because that defeats the purpose, but I'd like to be able to live a little.