Since I discovered Financial Independence blogs, I have begun to seriously consider and research how I can put our money to work for our future. All I wanted to do is get to the point where I could start investing. We finally have an emergency fund, along with three months of living expenses fully funded, so it’s time. However, late … Show Me More!
I love blogging. I decided when I started that I would commit to posting once every 8 days for at least a full year. You may be asking, “why not weekly?” In my head, that didn’t feel achievable, whereas for some reason adding an extra day did. I didn’t want to overwhelm myself, or reduce … Show Me More!
OK. So we’ve had a week to digest the fact that our spending for 2016 was close to $80,000. What now? Is it good? Bad? OK? Shameful? Appalling? Execrable? Firstly, we are going to follow Your Money Or Your Life’s exhortation that this is a no-blame game. It is what it is, there is no use attributing … Show Me More!
The Enough Time Machine has a full 12 months of recorded expenses in its data log, so it is time to command “Computer! On screen!”, run an analysis and determine what we can learn from all of those numbers. We use YNAB to record all of our expenses, and now they have some nifty built … Show Me More!