I’ve been posting monthly status reports for over 5 years now. I was inspired by bloggers like the Frugalwoods, Mr. 1500, J. Money and others. It was so helpful to see what successful people’s budgets and net worth progression looked like. I got so much use out of their reports that I started publishing my own each month. Check […]
Gwen looks back over the FIRE community and whether the general and her specific approach to FIRE has undergone an evolution.
Gwen’s theory on socioeconomic unfairness for the modern world using blenders for an example. This theory was brought to you by my Saturday morning smoothie.
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 […]
As I compile all of my financial stats for this weird and messed up year, I find myself reminiscing on some of the best purchases I made in 2020. Now, best is subjective. Was it the best deal? Was it the purchase that provided the most joy? The one that proved most useful? In this case, best is some […]
Written on Thanksgiving Day and published afterwards due to me getting distracted by my Gantt chart timeline for cooking Thanksgiving dinner. Before you laugh, it worked like a charm! I think I can safely say this year has been awful for pretty much everyone for one reason or another. It’s incredibly easy to talk about all the […]