I have entered GOBankingRates #MoneyMinute contest and I would love it if you supported my cause! To vote, click the green thumbs up button. You can vote one time every 24 hours, so if you vote today at 6pm, you can’t vote again until tomorrow at 6:01pm. If you click the thumbs up button more than once in a 24 hour period, you may accidentally
That would be me. The controlaholic. I’ve talked a lot about some of the positive that have come out my husband being laid off: we are taking positive steps to fixing our budget; I am making more side hustle income than ever before; and we are having those ever-important conversations about our direction in life. But that’s what you’re supposed to do, right? Focus on
Hi friendly readers, how are my fairest fans today? Another month has gone by already and it’s time for my monthly update. What does it say about me that a week has already gone by before I realized that it’s a new month? Annnnnnyyywaaaay, here’s the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Extra Income: $1900 in May Overall, I’m happy with how much extra I’ve
This is part of the Unconventional Guide GRS series (affiliate link) by JD Roth from Get Rich Slowly. I’m working through the material and have started writing about it again. If you want some back story, check out some of my earlier posts: GRS Week 1 GRS Week 2: $750 Extra Income GRS Week 3: Money & Happiness Financial trolls. I don’t care who you
The last six weeks have been busy here at the CSS household. As most of you know, we’ve had some pretty big changes with my husband’s layoff and my work hours being cut. While this was initially a really scary thing, it hasn’t been all bad. Some things have been changing for me and the changes in our careers have started to crystallize them. It
Do you want to know something shameful? I’m shit at organizing my filing. You know what I mean, all that important stuff like tax documents, insurance policies, and retirement planning that you’re supposed to keep somewhere safe and organized. Since our house sprung a leak last summer, we had to vacate our master bedroom and pack everything up into boxes that were stowed in any
Have you guys heard of this? I just read about this little app in a recent Economist article and was intrigued about the concept. Basically, you download this app onto your smart phone and scan a barcode at the grocery store to get the lowdown on a company’s political donation history and/or affiliation. It is intended to empower the consumer to vote with their wallets.