BLM.

George Floyd Breonna Taylor Ahmaud Arbery Tony McDade Black Lives Matter. I know this is a personal finance blog, but this stuff is important. If you want to learn about these issues and find ways you can help, Black Lives Matter (on Carrd) is a great resource. Here’s What I’ll Be Doing Going Forward Donating …

Read moreBLM.

May 2020 Net Worth Report

This month’s net worth is $14,439.40! Last month it was $9,589.13 which means we increased our net worth by 41%! God I hope I calculated that percentage correctly… Fancy chart below: This Month Assets: Savings: $2,753.67 401(k): $5,559.81 Matthew IRA: $28,820.92 Brittney IRA: $1,124.30 Brittney Taxable: $49.36 HSA: $1,290.34 Peer-to-Peer Lending: $37.92 Rings: $1,700 Primary …

Read moreMay 2020 Net Worth Report

How to Pick a Winning Short-Term Rental Property Investment

If you’re looking into investing in rental property, there are some important points you should consider first. Taking time to think through some essential details can help you make a good investment decision and make your first short-term rental property investment a winning one. Keep reading to find out what you could be considering while …

Read moreHow to Pick a Winning Short-Term Rental Property Investment

Money Mindset 101 (What it is, why it’s important, and how to change it!)

Before we start talking about debt payoff and investing strategies, we need to talk about mindset. Sorry, thems the rules. I’m going to be totally honest with you, I didn’t want to write a post like this at all.  I used to think about finance as a more black and white thing.  You have $x …

Read moreMoney Mindset 101 (What it is, why it’s important, and how to change it!)

How to Build a Robust Emergency Fund

Saving your money is an essential skill for thriving in life. It’s something many of us learn as children but don’t really master for quite some time after. There’s no shame in not fully understanding all the ins and outs of saving, especially when you’re first starting out and haven’t had much experience controlling your …

Read moreHow to Build a Robust Emergency Fund

What Millennials Should Know About Social Security and Benefits

Most millennials think social security is an issue they won’t have to worry about for many years to come, but understanding the system is critical to their future. For many, it seems like a confusing topic to comprehend. However, that comprehension is important in obtaining the best possible outcome. Here are some of the things …

Read moreWhat Millennials Should Know About Social Security and Benefits