Kicking the credit-card habit is HARD. When I open my wallet I feel like something is missing. I am going to keep going though, this can only lead to positive things. I’m already starting to notice a change in my spending habit by writing down my weekly spending, daily, in red and green. It’s strange,Continue reading “Spending; Week 2”
I’m trying and failing, miserably. I had two credit-cards at one point, one $500 dollar limit card and one card that has varied from a $2000 to a $10,000 limit. I closed the $500 card a long time ago, I think it was 2007? The other card I’ve never managed to max out, good thing,Continue reading “HELP! Trying to say good-bye to my credit-card”
Well, I’ve seen this done around the web on many personal finance blogs and since posting about my personal budget I thought that this may nudge me in the right direction. Not that I’m really going in the wrong direction… I am making progress financially… but ya know, improvement is always good! This is theContinue reading “Spending; Week 1”
As promised earlier this summer in Do you save money? Today finally a post about what I do with my pennies. I know I promised it much sooner but my saving-account-life has been going through a rollercoaster! I just set up some automatic savings plans for three of my savings accounts, that’s three out ofContinue reading “A bank for every penny”
Rounding out the budget theme this week with this post, but not by me this time. Serendipity is doing a survey on her blog for school, please head over and help her out! I already did. 🙂 You will have the chance to win a $25 gift card to Macy’s. Who doesn’t like free stuff!?
In my last post I promised to write more about my personal views on budgeting and my own budget. As you may gather from the title I can be a bit lackadaisical about budgets because… I always break them and get discouraged. I love budgets and I think they are a GREAT tool for learningContinue reading “Oh yeah…That budget”
Time for a poll! I’ll post my own views on this in a few days, until then… I’m curious… please vote, and if you like elaborate below!
Remember those property taxes I’ve talked about before? … those were due in March and then again in August, oh and they’re due again in November! Did I get that right? My property taxes are paid in three yearly instalments. Since I stopped the bank in February I have missed two payments. I am notContinue reading “‘Stupid Tax’”
Hello, hello. It’s the beginning of another calendar month and whatta month it’s been! As you read last month my goals for September were; – Make a $100 lump sum mortgage payment Actual: $100 – Reach $400 in emergency savings Actual: $404.46 – Contribute $100 towards student debt Actual: $110.00 Looking back: I amContinue reading “Whatta month! Phew!”
About three years ago I adopted the young beagle in the photograph from the Humane society and named him Dexter, for many reasons things just did not work out. It wasn’t meant to be… For the past year I’ve been trying to convince my boyfriend to let me/have us get a dog… it’s something IContinue reading “Wednesday: Dexter”