Summertime to me means a lot of things and one of them are road trips. The weather is nicer so there’s more places to venture out to. I’ve always been a fan of road trips. You don’t need much besides some gas, good company and a destination. Although I wish I could travel the… Continue reading Road Trip Essentials
Living in Massachusetts can be expensive especially with the median house price for current listings right around $419,000. That number is huge and with the way the housing market is right now, it doesn’t seem like it’s going down anytime soon. I have been a renter for about 9 years and I’ve thought about becoming… Continue reading Saving a 20% Down Payment
April has been a month of whirlwinds. It’s been a roller-coaster ride for sure. Life has gotten crazier and I am just learning how to balance it all. A lot of changes have happened and it’s taken a toll on me, but I am ready to take control and get back on track! While looking… Continue reading Getting Back on Track
If I can offer any words of advice to you it would be: “Don’t compare your journey to anyone else’s”. It’s become so hard not to compare your life to the next person. Especially with social media platforms where people are constantly showing you snippets of their world. But remember that not everything that… Continue reading Embrace Your Journey
I can’t believe that in just a few days it will be the end of 2016. This year flew by, but I love the start of a new year. It’s the beginning of new opportunities, new adventures and new goals. I’ve already written down what I want to accomplish next year and I’m excited… Continue reading 2016 Recap & 2017 Financial Goals
I made it a goal this year to become debt free once and for all. At the end of November I made my final student loan payment. Then a few days ago, Christmas came early for me. I received the official letter stating that my loans were paid in full. I am now debt free!… Continue reading I’M DEBT FREE! How I got here and what’s next?
We are taught to invest in our futures by saving up for retirement. Told that certain stocks, bonds or mutual fund portfolios are better than others. Reminded to put away a certain amount of money for an emergency fund. Although those things are important and you should keep them in mind, the major key is… Continue reading Investing in Yourself
On this journey to pay off debt, it’s very important to have an emergency fund in place because guess what emergencies will happen. Life happens. There’s nothing we can do to prevent these unwanted instances from occurring, but we can at least try to be prepared financially. I do agree that before you start paying… Continue reading How to Build an Emergency Fund
I want to use my blog to discuss my dedication to getting out of debt and how I will utilize various tools along the way to get this done quicker. I’ve never been debt free my whole adult life, but I’m eager to change that. There are goals that I want to accomplish for myself… Continue reading What is your Why?