The Ups and Downs

May 2017

May 2017

May 2017 (NET WORTH POSITIVE!!)   I have finally done it! My net worth is out of the red and finally into the green! The month of May was a big one for me for multiple reasons. Finally I reached a positive net worth! I made an offer on a house! Quickly learned that anRead more about May 2017[…]

Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund

What is the first step, that someone looking to get his or her personal finances in order, should take? Should they be paying off remaining student debt, opening an investment account or something along those lines? Though those are good options, they are not the best. Instead I propose a simpler solution and one thatRead more about Emergency Fund[…]

October 9, 2016

October 9, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Don’t forget to give thanks for friends, family and their health. There are plenty of things more important than money and those are the most important ones. I hope you are all enjoying the beautiful fall weather we are experiencing today. I spent the weekend by first taking a trip to WonderlandRead more about October 9, 2016[…]

October 2, 2016

October 2, 2016

Yesterday, many in the financial community were excitedly updating their quarterly spreadsheets and comparing their assets to their yearly projections. Hopefully everyone is on track to meet his or her goals! This made me wonder how close I was to my own goals. I must admit I have gotten a little side-tracked from my originalRead more about October 2, 2016[…]