I haven’t been super active on the blog lately, so I wanted to write up a quick post that highlights some recent moves I’ve made with my money and in adjacent spaces. Let’s go! No Car Note As Dee‑1 says.… Cause I ain’t got no car noteI ain’t got no car noteI ain’t got no car noteNo note No note No note […]
“Simplifying” My Retirement Accounts: Part Two of the Epic Rollover Saga of DOOM!
Gwen gets into the nitty gritty details of the final steps of her journey to rollover her previous 401k retirement accounts to her current employer’s 401k.
Reflections on a Promotion and a Raise
Gwen reflects on the experience of getting her first internal promotion and raise!
Road Trip 2022: The Power of Community
I have never been more grateful to have a powerful community behind me than when things go sideways. I wrote previously that I was very honored and excited to get to speak at this year’s Chautauqua in Ecuador. I was honored and excited right up until it got cancelled roughly 36 hours before I was going to leave for […]
Navigating the Archaic, Convoluted, Confusing, and Utterly Enraging 401(k) Rollover Process
I have attempted to rollover my prior 401(k) accounts in the past few weeks. As you can tell from the title, everything has gone smoothly and easily. HA! Just kidding. It’s been awful. Fortunately for all of you, I took detailed notes on the whole process. If any Vanguard or Fidelity executives read this post, sorry […]
A Cash Crunch and Crisis of Self
I recently went through a cash crunch. It was not something I’d care to repeat anytime soon. No matter what I did, I couldn’t get the math to work out. 4200 minus 2000 always equaled 2200. I’m pretty good at math and yet I was being defeated by 2nd-grade math. I don’t remember the last time I had a balance on my credit […]