August 2020 No Spend Recap

August 1st Total Cash: $7,312.84Liquid Investments: $3,000.57 (3 Month CD)Savings Goal: $15,000.00Money Left to Save: $4,686.59Current Car Debt: $12,232.04Current Student Loan Debt: $46,251.38 August started with high hopes with going back to the salon part time and working Saturdays. I really missed the creative part of being a hair stylist. Typically salons pay between 40-60% … Continue reading August 2020 No Spend Recap

Book Review: America’s Cheapest Family by Steve and Annette Economides

Is it possible to grocery shop only once a month and spend $350 for a family of seven? Before you look at your current grocery budget, it is important to note that the $350 in 2007 equals $458.19 in 2020. "According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for food were 30.91% higher in 2020 versus 2007 (a … Continue reading Book Review: America’s Cheapest Family by Steve and Annette Economides

Book Review: Little House Living by Merissa A. Alink

Little House Living: The Make-Your-Own Guide to a Frugal, Simple, and Self-Sufficient Lifeby Merissa A. Alink Not sure about you, but I enjoy reading books where the author is totally honest. You know the one that show you a glimpse into their not to perfect life. We are are only eight and a half months … Continue reading Book Review: Little House Living by Merissa A. Alink