2019 Budgeting Bumps In The Road

Why I’m Not Paying off My $300k Student Loan Debt

So when my student loan post first came out sometime last year (2018), I received a lot of attention and mixed feedback. To this day,  I still get the sporadic suggestion to aggressively pay off this debt or the ‘you’ll never retire early with that much debt.’ Thanks? Pay off $300,000 of unsecured debt? Honestly, …

2019 Early Retirement Journey My week

May 6, 2019 Life Update: Where do I go from here?

Last month I decided to start tracking these non-budget metrics: work, life, money. As a bonus, I day dream a bit in a section I call “I Dream of Early Retirement.” Here’s my latest update. Work For funsies, I just crafted a resignation letter that has me leaving in two weeks. It wasn’t even a …

2019 Budgeting

What I Spent on Sweets This Month (Apr 2019)

So, I started formally tracking my expenses Jan 2018. I did it for a year, and it was enlightening to notice the trends. For the most part I update my spreadsheet every three months and have been posting the results. My blog also includes my projected budget for the year which serves as a guidepost …

2019 Early Retirement Journey My week

Single Girl Life | Apr 2, 2019 Update: No New Friends

Since so much of my early retirement journey is not related to money, I’ve been trying to find another metric to track. Tracking another metric is for motivational purposes and serves as living documentation of other aspects of  my journey.  This is a preliminary post. If you have other things you’re tracking along your life …