December/ Year End 2022

December was definitely a range of emotions and surprises. This is the first Holiday season without my Grandfather and Aunt as they both passed in early 2022, so I tried to eat my grief, and I’ll let you in on a secret, cookies don’t make you less sad. That was also coupled with a thrownContinue reading “December/ Year End 2022”

October 2022 Review

This month, my investments stayed about even from last month, so the increase in net worth is from watching ,y spending and paying down debt! I did spend a lot on going out to eat, but I did have a lot of gig that I had to travel for, which is offset by per diem.Continue reading “October 2022 Review”

September 2022 Review

So last month, I went through my spreadsheet and it seems Some new accounts I’ve added were not in my total net worth. I found a retirement account from an old job which shot me up $3,000, but because I was trying to see what the student loan forgiveness would do for me, I forgotContinue reading “September 2022 Review”

June 2022 Review

I know we aren’t technically in a recession right now, but it is starting to feel like it. My retirement portfolio went from $31,000 to $29,000 this month. I also had to pay minimums on all debt this month because I had to drop a little over $2,000 between repairs on my car (new tires,Continue reading “June 2022 Review”

March 2022 Review

So although it looks like I still made a positive move on my net worth this month, Next month is going to tank around $4,000. Hope fully less. I have to pay for the tonsillectomy I just had. I am extremely grateful for my employer and their kickass insurance. Without insurance this 15 minute procedureContinue reading “March 2022 Review”

February 2022 Review

I kept getting knocked down this month. We had to bury my Aunt, and now Her father, My Grandfather passed away 2 days ago. He was in Hospice for almost a week. And I let it get the best of me. I stopped paying attention to what I was eating. I didn’t feel like cookingContinue reading “February 2022 Review”