2017: The Year of Caring

Y’all, the FI com­mu­ni­ty is seri­ous­ly one of the best com­mu­ni­ties I’ve ever been a part of. There are a ton of amaz­ing­ly smart, kind, and wel­com­ing peo­ple every where you look! Not to men­tion, they come up with thought-pro­­vok­ing and life chang­ing posts. One of the posts that made me stop and think recent­ly was a post … Read more

My First Year: 12 Months of Savings

The pay­check I received this week marks a big mile­stone for me: My first full year of sav­ing! Mid April last year was when I bumped up my 401k con­tri­bu­tion to max it out (or so I thought). I start­ed my first offi­cial “big girl” job in Jan­u­ary, but gave myself until mid April to out­fit my house and buy … Read more