It’s been a while since I’ve Cash Fasted! At the beginning of May, I decided to attempt one week without spending any money on food. On the last day of April, we did a small grocery run (<$20), but the fact is, we have a full pantry and plenty of fridge scraps that will otherwise go to…… Continue reading Cash Fasting Round 5: A week without groceries and restaurants
I recently wrote a guest post for Zero Day Finance detailing my salary growth in only three years of working. Today, I’d like to provide a proper breakdown of my average monthly expenses, to be used as a benchmark for those looking to move here or others trying to estimate what a frugal (but reasonable)…… Continue reading The Cost of Living in NYC
A wedding, a big move, and a house purchase – all in under a year! Meet Kate, an Assistant Project Manager in Texas.
Meet David, the blogger behind Zero Day Finance. He’s a stress-baker who has his finances all figured out.
One of the biggest points that I like to highlight in money conversations is emphasizing the difference between wealth and income. Wealth is defined as your net worth; the total value of all your assets, minus your liabilities. Income is defined as your salary; the money you receive in exchange for your time/goods/services. Unless you’re…… Continue reading Wealth is greater than income
Plenty of people seem to be able to supplement their income with side hustles… why does it seem so difficult?
Ideas for the high school grad, college grad, and even professional school grad, all within a reasonable budget.
Frugality isn’t a something I’ve been forced into; it’s a lifestyle choice I have made for myself.
How much money should you have saved up for retirement? A guide for your 20s.
It’s time for a 2017 quarterly update! At the end of 2016, I laid out my financial goals for this year. Here’s where I currently stand with my goals: Pay off all my student debt. As of January 1st, I had about $4,000 saved up towards the last $10,000 of debt. I’m now at $1,300 (after…… Continue reading A 2017 Savings Goal Update – Q1