2019 Income, Expenses, Savings

Here’s a preliminary look at my income and expenses or as the bloggers say, everything I spent in 2019!  First, here’s a look back. June 2019 Financial Update  Single Girl Money | March 2019 Financial Update  Single Girl Money | Dec 2018 Income and Expenses Update  Single Girl Money | Dec 2018 Savings and Investment …

Announcing My 2020 Budget Projections

Hello there, Since landing my latest job, I’ve been poring over my budget spreadsheet. Trying to see if I could get any closer to early retirement. Unfortunately, the needle hasn’t tipped the scale much. In 2018, I grossed $98,500 at call center #1 with overtime pay and a bonus. At my new call center, I’m …

Nov 23, 2019 Life Update: A Year of Self-Sabotage, Regrets, and Lack of Self-Control

Self-Sabotage I just bought a house online…well I put $95 down and was sent a purchase agreement. I have never seen the house. I don’t even know if I want a house. I convinced myself I could save money since best case scenario…after 2 years…I’ll be saving about $200/mon on housing costs. Last Friday, after …

The Surprising New Face of Today’s Gatekeepers: Race and Gender in Pharmaceutical Medical Information Interviews

Admittedly interviews engender feelings of a deer-in-headlights for the single girl. I prepare as much as I can scouring the internet for interview questions; recording and reviewing past interview questions I have received; prepping with colleagues and old mentors. I haven’t found the golden ticket. Or I’m destined for life in the call center. I …

Everything I Spent On Travel in 2019 So Far

So last week I returned from my last planned excursion for 2019. I added the final figures to my spreadsheet and thought I would share for the financial voyeurs out there. It also helps me to take a moment and analyze. This spending is not typical for me. The last time I took anything other …

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 …

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 …