What I Learned, and Plan to Use From FinCon16

November of last year (just before starting this site) I got an email from Melanie of Dear Debt that I had won a contest and was getting a free ticket to FinCon16.

I was thrilled, never winning anything in my life, and at the same time terrified. Terrified that I wouldn’t be able to accept, because of the financial burden it would put on me to get to California. Continue reading “What I Learned, and Plan to Use From FinCon16”

August Income Report

Every month I will be documenting my income from all of my side hustles. As I am just starting out some (more like all) of these amounts will be very little or even nothing. In full future me style though I’m going to include things that I may not even be doing yet because I know that in the future these things will be bringing in an income. Continue reading “August Income Report”

My Current Debt Situation

I think most people are embarrassed about how much debt they have. I know my wife and I are, in fact it’s really hard for me to post about our income and debt.

With that in mind though I want to be open and honest about my journey, sometimes I think people show only the good and not the bad side of getting out of debt. Continue reading “My Current Debt Situation”

June Income Report

Every month I will be documenting my income from all of my side hustles. As I am just starting out some (more like all) of these amounts will be very little or even nothing. In full future me style though I’m going to include things that I may not even be doing yet because I know that in the future these things will be bringing in an income. Continue reading “June Income Report”

Have You Done Your Time?

When I first got my part time job and had to work all nights and weekends, I remember talking to someone who had been with the company for more than a decade and saying how it would be nice to have weekends off like them.

Their response was that they had “done their time”, in essence they had worked long enough to no longer be required to work the shifts no one wanted to.

In a way the same mindset is with finances. Continue reading “Have You Done Your Time?”