Summer 2018

Are You Being Served: The Highly Offensive Customer Service Hierarchy

DISCLAIMER: This post contains views that are mine alone and do not represent those of any friend, family, employer, or service provider. Read on at your own risk.  Alternate Titles: How to Win at Customer Service, Personal Finance, and Life in General This One’s For You Roseanne, Martha Stewart, and Paula Dean Equality? What that? …

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Early Retirement Journey My week Summer 2018

Journey Update | Week Ending Jun 29, 2018: Evil, Gums, Chocolate

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. In case you’re just joining us, here’s a little bit about me.  I am a single 30-something, openly Christian, hesitantly immigrant-y, human woman. I love watching TV while eating takeout, and I want to retire early. I currently work as a consultant in a tele-health call center making around $40/hr. …

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7 Easy Meals When You Need A Break: A Listicle

Seasons change and the Journey continues. For those of us still on the Journey to Early Retirement, in the background of summer fun and graduation parties is the ever present work day. After a long day, sometimes you are too tired to cook. You haven’t quite simplified your life like the Frugalwoods or FIRE extremists …

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Why My Credit Scored Dropped 16 Points: What NOT To Do

So I received a notice from Credit Karma that my credit score dropped 16 points. I scoured the site but found no explanation. They state that some fluctuations are normal. I doubt 16 points is a normal fluctuation. I called one of the credit reporting agencies and they stated they were unable to provide me …

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Early Retirement Journey My week Summer 2018

My Week Ending June 22, 2018: Dry Cereal, Girdle, Chisme

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. In case you’re just joining us, here’s a little bit about me.  I am a single 30-something, openly Christian, hesitantly immigrant-y, human woman. I love watching TV while eating takeout, and I want to retire early. I currently work as a consultant in a tele-health call center making around $40/hr. …

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About me Listicles Review Summer 2018

Seven Spectacular Reasons I Still Shop at Walmart – Like It or Not! (Who Target??)

Welcome back to My Early Retirement Journey. This is my summer of listicles (and catchy title challenge). Why, you ask? Because it’s summer!  Who has time to be cooped up in the house reading blogs when there is so much life to enjoy!  So to you, readers, I promise to keep these summer posts short, …

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7 FIRE-UNFriendly Things I Still Do on My Early Retirement Journey: A Listicle

Hi, there. If you’re just joining My Early Retirement Journey, I had some struggles early in the Journey with how exactly I fit in as I am in the FIRE community. There are some good tips in the FIRE blogosphere about how to live frugally and maximize savings, but not everyone’s advice can be applied …

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Budgeting

Review | 3 Free Spreadsheets You Might Want To Try

So when I was doing my June 2018 Financial Update, I was looking into different spreadsheets. Primarily I wanted a way to visualize my numbers and maybe refine the spreadsheet I’d made back in December 2017 when I first started this Journey. Below is what mine looks like. It’s functional but a bit clunky and …