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.
Before we dive deep into the world of investments, I want to make clear I am not a financial adviser. What I write should not be taken for advice. I don’t even know if I’m doing this thing right! That being said, I’ve received a few emails asking me what I invest in, what my investments look like, and what Bartholomew likes […]
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 a particular category? Did I earn more? What was my overall savings rate? It helps keep me accountable. How can […]
Yesterday was a gloomy, gross day. It rained most of the day (torrential downpours interspersed with black skies), I was coming back to work from a 3 day weekend, and had attended a concert the night before and was up far past my bedtime. But none of that mattered in the end. My coworker and I were discussing various rates of […]
I’ll be the first to tell you I have a problem with doing the dishes. “uh, Gwen…? How are dishes related to saving for retirement?” I’m getting there. Go with the analogy flow for a second. Dishes. I hate doing them right after cooking. It’s bad enough I have to make my own food, but then to do the dishes […]
I love to travel. My favorite kind of trip is a road trip, where I pack the car up with some stuff and a friend and hit the wide open road for some fresh air and freedom. I’ve taken three road trips so far: one for a month along the US East Coast, one for a week long Spring Break […]