Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: April 2015 Check-in

It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again.

When Paying Taxes Leaves You Temporarily Broke

In which I share my 10 emotional responses to paying my taxes and having $41.51 left over.

Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: March 2015 Check-in

It’s time to check in on our debt payments and savings goals again.

Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: February 2015 Check-in

Tackling that debt.

Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: December 2014 Check-in

Pull up those balances!

Me, My Dad, And My Credit Card: A Timeline

I’ve been a card carrier for a little over a decade now. My father, a child of Depression-era parents, has instilled in me to never live beyond my means, and to only use my credit card for emergencies.

Let’s Throw Some Money at Our Problems: October 2014 Check-in

Pull up those balances!

Trying to Pay Off Debt and Falling Off the Wagon (As We Do Sometimes)

Mike: We’re going to do a monthly debt check-in later today. Let me know what your new balance is.

Logan: It’s gone up.

How A Sticky Note Helped Me Get Out of Debt

It did not take the newest financial planning app to get me out of debt. It did not take a large cash windfall or death of some mysterious, wealthy relative who I’d never met. It was a lot more low-tech than that.

Screwing Myself With The Credit Card I Swore I’d Pay Off Every Month

I am a person who puts debit cards in her pocket and then leaves them there, and then goes a week without it and is just like, “Okay, I don’t know where my debit card is, I know it’s somewhere in a coat pocket or a jeans pocket or a tote bag, I’ll look for it later.”