Budget & Finance

How We Spent It 5/26/2016

Today another workman’s comp check cleared ($721.30) and it went to the usual suspects: Groceries/Gas/Tolls/Etc. $270 Insurance Savings $120 Emergency Fund Refill $240.48 Buffer Refill $90.82 First I would like to point out something I think is super positive. Our lifestyle/bills and income have done some criss-cross in the graph of personal finance where the… Read More How We Spent It 5/26/2016

Budget & Finance

Taxmas 2016

I’ve had this list made for a few days but this is the beautiful morning that my bank balance showed almost five figures. I’m not gonna lie, I’m giddy. Here’s how we spent it: Rent until lease renews in November: $6725 Car Payoff: $1871 Emergency Fund: $625 (to get it back near $1000) Have you… Read More Taxmas 2016

Budget & Finance

A Reliable Indicator of Financial Stability and How We Spent It 8/21/2015

I’m not great with writing headlines. I know the “rules” (I have for years) but just can’t make myself write, “This Mom Has Medical Bills…You’ll be Amazed How They Make Her Feel!” Technically the medical bills are for the children. There are the two dentist appointments that were over $350 this month, the bill from… Read More A Reliable Indicator of Financial Stability and How We Spent It 8/21/2015