Life Update Jun 27, 2019: I got nothin’

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 I am still employed at my same job but since my last update I’ve gotten a few more job …

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 …

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 …

Single Girl Money | March 2019 Financial Update

In case you’re just joining us, here’s a little bit about me.  I currently work as a consultant in a tele-health call center making around $40+/hr. I started my professional life in 2015 at the ripe ole age of 31 after a few false starts. I spent 2016 paying off about $10,000 worth of credit …

Reflections on 3 Years of Payroll Data

So while digging around to get my tax information together for this year, I stumbled upon a payroll feature that shows all our payroll data. Since I started tracking my income, expenses, and savings this year, I can’t help but notice trends. Some of the numbers were surprising, so I spent a little more time …

Single Girl Money | Dec 2018 Income and Expenses Update

I sort of cheated and provided a thorough eleven-month update of income and expenses earlier this month. That one did not have charts! Thus I present to you my fourth quarter or end of year update on my income and expenses for 2018. Income My income is primarily from my day job except for this …