August Challenge: Be a Better Friend

Image of friendship - two friends holding up flowers

Today’s post isn’t about money, but about intentional living. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about friends that I have lost touch with. Two in particular. Both were great friends of mine in college, but in the years since, between moving and life changes, we just sort of stopped talking. I still consider them dear […]

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Mid-year goal update

Can you believe we’re already halfway through 2018?? It’s crazy! Since we’re halfway through the year, it’s probably a good time to check back in regarding my goals for 2018 and see how we’re coming along. Personal Finance Goals Max out a 457 account – FAIL. This was a lofty goal to start with. It’s […]

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My 2018 Summer Reading List

For many in the U.S., Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. I’ve spent the whole weekend barbecuing after celebrating my Dad’s birthday yesterday and planning a potluck cook-out with friends today. I’m also taking some time to get a head start on my summer reading! Here is a list of some of […]

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Choosing the path of most resistance

Two weeks ago, I published a post musing over the amount we’ve spent on home maintenance in the last couple months. For me, thinking about spending naturally leads down a rabbit-trail of thoughts to think about income and how we’re paying for all of it. Are our incomes and decisions in line with where we […]

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