The $200 New Car

I’ve talked a fair amount in the past about my old car. It was a 2005 Pon­ti­ac Vibe. I bought the car for $8,000 cash in 2011 after a deer killed the Neon I was dri­ving. Hon­est­ly, it was the best thing to hap­pen to me.  I had the Vibe for 6 years and put just about 100,000 miles on it. … Read more

Book Review: Overlap

This post may include affil­i­ate links. Please see my dis­claimer page for more infor­ma­tion. When I was younger, I would spend hours upon hours read­ing books. All sorts of books from YA fic­tion to biogra­phies to ran­dom books like Monop­oly strate­gies (I need­ed the help- my mom is killer at Monop­oly!). This love of read­ing con­tin­ues today, … Read more

Monthly Status Report: August 2017

Dis­claimer: some links may be affil­i­ate links. They help off­set the cost of keep­ing this blog run­ning! Why do I do a month­ly sta­tus report? I find it best to do a month­ly sta­tus report for a few rea­sons. It helps me eval­u­ate how I did the pre­vi­ous month. Did I hit a tar­get reduc­tion in spend­ing or did I go way over bud­get for … Read more