Time goes by way too quick! I feel like I blink and the weekend is here already. I didn’t get a chance to share how I did with February’s goals or my plans for March so I want to give you a quick update. I completed 50% of my goals in February. I didn’t touch my emergency fund. I read two books. I didn’t obsessively check stats. I spent the majority of my free time in February ... Read More about Goals, Life Update, & Online Businesses
Saving for retirement is one of those things that a lot of us plan to do but never quite get around to. The younger you start saving the less money you have to stash away to meet your goal. Saving for retirement is still something that I have not started to do. My employer does not have a 401K plan so it’s up to me to start my own retirement account. I had set a goal this year to save $2000 and ... Read More about Making a Financial Plan for the Future (Here’s Mine)
I am not even one year into single motherhood and although I have already experienced a wide range of emotions and frustrations, I know my journey has just begun. My number one goal is and always will be to look out for the best of interests of my daughters. I’m not perfect, I’m not a super hero, and I know that I have already made many mistakes. But before I make any major decisions I try to ... Read More about Shielding Children from Financial Struggles as a Single Mom
Its women’s money week! Today’s topic is increasing income. If you would like to read all of the great posts by women money bloggers on this topic you can find the full list here. It’s no secret that women still make less money than men. Although there are a lot of factors that seem to play into this, negotiating raises is one of the biggest. There are tons of potential ways to increase your ... Read More about How to Successfully Negotiate a Raise
It’s Friday! I feel like I have finally got back on track this week. I completed the rest of my work from job #2 and I can now officially say I am down to one day job. This means it’s time for my three month freelancing experiment. I got a lot accomplished this week and things are looking up! Weekend Reads I recently finished Jon Acuff’s book Quitter: Closing the Gap Between Your Day Job ... Read More about It’s Friday!