January 2019 – Financial Update Time!

This months financial update there were some big changes.

While this update is a month late, there was still a bunch of progress in January, especially when it comes to progress towards having an emergency fund.

So far separating business and personal expenses via the corporation has gone extremely well and has helped me keep better track of my expenses. I am moving into a new house during the month of February, so my expenses and everything will likely change a lot more when this happens. Ultimately, however, I think it will be a lot better for me as it will help me regain my lost time and work more on the passion projects that I care about.

 

The February financial update should be out later this week. Until then I’ll happily share the glow January gave me!

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Financial Fails Friday: Week 2!

Today marks the second week of Financial Fails Friday! An archive I’m hoping to build, later able to look back on and learn from earlier mistakes I may have made.

 

And this week was surprisingly good.

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Financial Fails Friday: Week 1!

All over the FI space, I have noticed a trend of “Frugal Friday” posts where you highlight some especially frugal decisions that you made throughout the week that helps keep you on track towards your goal of financial independence.

I think this is a great idea, as it encourages people to stick to their goals, and gives creative ways they may not have thought of to save money.

But I wanted to develop a different take on this.

I find that no matter how much I try to save, and how much I plan … something happens.

These are the things I’m hoping to highlight every week.

Those speed bumps that we all meet that make it hard to keep on track and keep focused, but they happen to all of us.

Of course, I would love to hear any of the fails you’ve had in your life over the past week on your journey in the comments below!

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7 Easy Ways to Save Money in 2019

2019 is Right Around the Corner

 

As I write this it is December 20, 2018 meaning that it is almost 2019. And with that, I plan to take all of the money saving techniques I have implemented in my life after the past several months and kick them into overdrive. In order to accomplish this, I have made a list of the 7 things that I will need to do to save even more money in 2019, and I would love for all of you to join me!

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I Boosted a Facebook post. How did it go?

Out of curiosity of how well it would work, I recently boosted a Facebook post. Specifically, this Facebook post, linking to this article:

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So how did it go? Let’s look into it.

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How to Build a Budget You Can Actually Stick to…

Building a budget that is within the realm of possibilities is one of the hardest things to do when trying to save money. Everyone has a tendency to see the best in themselves and look at the ideal scenario, which can be detrimental to an otherwise perfectly developed budget. So I’ll start by teaching you how to plan for the future in a real way so that you can maintain it and keep your growth sustainable over the long term!

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