Net Worth Update June 2017: Up $100,000 in 14 months!

Wow.  This shit really works.  All of this personal finance educating, plotting, and analyzing has really paid off in the last year. The last time I posted about it in April 2016, my net worth had just topped $30,000 and I was super excited about that. I took some time off from tracking it for … Read more

My DIY Divorce and Changing My Name

DIY Divorce

Almost a year ago, my second marriage ended abruptly.  We had been married for less than 2 years.  The last few months before I kicked him out we separated were extremely tumultuous.  He had lost yet another job and basically seemed to give up on life.  He took on a part-time job at a golf … Read more

Entitlement in Marriage

Riddle me this: Two people are married for a long time.  One spouse works hard supporting the household, providing a nice home in a safe neighborhood, saving and investing and building their combined net worth. The other spouse chooses not to work or works at a low-paying, part-time job. In the beginning, there may have … Read more

May Debt Reduction Progress: $13,208.15

Debt Reduction May 2017

I’m pretty happy with my May 2017 debt reduction progress. Nah, I’m lying – I’m fucking stoked! I was able to pay off Parent Plus loan #7 by cramming $11,612.51 down it’s throat.  It was really scary to click the “Pay” button that day, but it was well worth it to be able to see a … Read more

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