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Gwen goes over her monthly status report for January 2021 to detail her spending, saving, and retirement budgets.
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 […]
Some of the core tenets of the FIRE movement: Save money, live below your means, choose modest housing, buy used when you can, DIY whenever possible, ride your bike as much as you’re able, travel hack, and be frugal with food spending. If you want to supercharge your FIRE journey, maybe invest in real estate, […]
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 […]
Long time readers will know one of the keys to my success was buying, and keeping, my 2005 Pontiac Vibe in 2011. I bought Levi with under 100,000 miles on him for $8,000 in cold hard cash after a deer annihilated my previous car. (It was a 2002 Dodge Neon. A real POS) Since then, I’ve bought new tires, […]