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
The last update I gave on my student debt was back in September and was also one of my very first posts on this blog. I am now happy to report that my outstanding debt has dropped from $10K to $5K! Let me recap the situation. My parents made an agreement with me and my siblings…… Continue reading Student debt: $5K down, $5K to go!
It’s April, which means tax returns are due! I had to file taxes in three different states for 2016, which ended up being quite a pain. That said, I got roughly $1,000 in tax refunds, which is incredibly exciting! I’m excited mostly because it was almost going to be just $300 before I realized that I…… Continue reading What I did with my tax refund
Meet Helen, a software developer for a FinTech company in North Carolina.
I recently did a four-day trip to Miami and I wasn’t afraid to spend money.