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 […]
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 […]
I’ve been seeing some thoughts pop up on Twitter over the last few months that have sparked an idea in my brain. Obviously, everyone’s journey to Financial Independence will look different. But what are some of the ways our paths differ? Our journeys are different because we’re all facing different financial headwinds. Let’s look at […]
Or, why I chose to blow up my housing budget and go with a fancy condo as my new residence. Looking for housing is tough in the best of times and we are far from the best of times right now. Housing prices are at an all-time high and inventory is at some of the lowest levels […]
Gwen goes over her budget and finances in detail for February 2021.
Huzzah! We are done with 2020! What a huge relief. In some ways, 2020 was a great year for me. It was also simultaneously a horribly wretched year at the exact same time. The first few months of the year were off to a fantastic start. I started getting settled into St Louis, was meeting new people to hopefully start up […]