No Spend April 2021 Update

It’s been a while since I wrote a financial update after switching from saving to paying off debt.  Pour yourself a cup of tea and let’s catch up.  What Happened with My Tax Bill? The first weekend in February I did our taxes and found out that I personally owed $2,462 by April 15.  I … Continue reading No Spend April 2021 Update

When You Stop Normalizing Debt and Start Normalizing Paying Off Debt

A coworker just busted into my office yesterday with the biggest smile on her face that I have ever seen.  Her credit score just went up from 600 to 700!!!  She explained that her goal is to pay off all of her debt, $5,000 in total, this year.  She desperately wants to have an excellent … Continue reading When You Stop Normalizing Debt and Start Normalizing Paying Off Debt

Wrapping Up My No Instagram for March Challenge

Earlier this month I announced that I would go the entire month of March without Instagram all thanks to reading Give It Up! by Mary Carlomagno.   Overall it was nice to step away from Instagram and reevaluate my interactions with the platform.  I found that I used Instagram when I was bored.  I would mindlessly … Continue reading Wrapping Up My No Instagram for March Challenge

Book Review: The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel

The Psychology of Money:  Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness 5 star review! The author did a fabulous job explaining the psychology behind how people arrive at making their own money decisions. I enjoyed reading a recently released book that focused on facts but did not over do the facts and references. Wonderful balance. … Continue reading Book Review: The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel

Guess what day it is!?!?!?!

It’s the BMM 2nd Blog-A-Versary Happy Blog-A-Versary to the Beautiful Minimal Millennial! After reflecting on the past year, let’s all agree it’s been a crazy year!  Nobody ever would have guessed that the world would have shut down, lives turned upside down and sideways, and we are all living a new normal.  I know that … Continue reading Guess what day it is!?!?!?!

Book Review: I Will Teach You to Be Rich by Ramit Sethi

Full disclosure.  I read this book for an online book club and as a result I tried to finish the book.  If it wasn’t for the book club, I never would have attempted to finish this book.  About halfway through the book I started to skim.  And then I gave up because I realized that … Continue reading Book Review: I Will Teach You to Be Rich by Ramit Sethi