Personal Financial Update, September 2020

It’s been a few months since I’ve done a personal update. I do have some big financial news to report. We’ll get to that in a bit. It’s hard to believe that summer is over. Today is actually the first day of fall. The nights are getting chilly, and the leaves on the trees are […]

Random July Thoughts

Some random July thoughts to close out the month. It’s hard to believe that I am staring at August. This summer and this year are flying by. Despite that, I have managed to accomplish a lot so far this year. The Cabin Looking back at the work we have done on our cabin definitely gives […]

Personal Financial Update, July 2020

It’s time for another personal financial update, July 2020. It’s the middle of July, but it certainly doesn’t feel like it. No fireworks, or street fairs, or concerts this year. The virus has definitely changed our world. I’m looking forward to the day that this is all behind us and things are normal again. But, […]

Coronavirus: A Brief Update on its Impact on my Life

Coronavirus has consumed our lives right now. There hasn’t been much movement on my personal finances since my last update, so I figured I’d give a brief update on the impact of the coronavirus on my life. Work I am thankfully still working. Several of my friends aren’t so lucky. Everyone at my place of […]

First 7 Things to Do After Becoming Debt Free

Debt is extremely common and comes in many different forms. There are numerous reasons as to why an individual might choose to take on debt. Someone might get a mortgage to buy a home. Someone might get an auto loan to cover the cost of a new car. Someone may need help covering their medical […]

Personal Update 1, January 2020

Welcome to 2020.  I hope that all of you are achieving all your goals and have mapped out a plan for the year ahead.  Things are starting out well for me.  With the record highs in the markets my portfolio is sitting at near highs as well.  I’ve also seen some more debt reduction since […]

How To Make The Debt Snowball Payment Strategy Work For You

What happens when you roll a snowball? It gets bigger and bigger until it’s so big it’s practically indestructible. That’s good fun when you’re a kid. It’s just as fun as an adult when you use this snowball method to tackle your debt So what is the debt snowball method? Continue reading to learn what […]

Personal Financial Update, December 2019

It’s hard to believe that it’s December already and that there is less than a month left of 2019.  The year went by fast, but a lot was accomplished during that seemingly short time span.  Christmas shopping has begun, and it’s being cash flowed as planned.  Plans are being made to visit family, attend a […]

Personal Financial Update, NOV 2019

November is here and with it comes the falling leaves, chilly nights, and shorter days.  They are calling for snow showers in the next few days. I bought oil for the tanks to keep the furnace running, and I got a load of firewood for our camp for the winter.  Hunting season is fast approaching […]

Personal Financial Update – SEPT 2019

September has been a trying month for me so far.  My loving dog of 10 years passed away earlier in the month.  That has been a source of distraction from financial matters and from blogging, but I will give it my best. Wealth Building I have yet to make any adjustments in my saving or […]