Early Retirement Journey Season 1 Updates and Reports

Tax Day 2018: My 2017 Tax Return

My cousin just bought a house at the latter part of 2017. I was curious how the home ownership tax deductions affected his return. Since the perceived benefit doesn’t seem to match the actual numbers in my cursory searches and applied examples.  He sad it increased it by about 67%. I don’t have actual numbers …

Bumps In The Road Early Retirement Journey Season 1

101 Things You Will Encounter Your 1st Week Blogging….about FIRE or Personal Finance

So you followed your favorite blogger’s advice (read: their affiliate’s recommendation) and started your blog in 3 easy steps! Turns out they left out quite a few things. Here’s 101 things you will encounter your first week of blogging about personal finance, FIRE, or your early retirement journey! Spam emails. Parvinder and Sunhil will email …

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Early Retirement Journey My week Season 1

My Week Ending April 13, 2018: Savings Rate, Ads, Fried Rice

Another week down in My Early Retirement Journey.  This week ended, thankfully enough, with a little spring in my step. Nice weather brightens my mood. It feels nice to leave the workday when it’s still light out. On with it… Monday – Worked 9.5 hours at my day job. Came home; watched The Mindy Project; …

Bumps In The Road Early Retirement Journey Season 1

Trying to Plead My Case After a Tow

So, my apartment complex towed my car. Perils of renting. Why do I stay you ask? It’s close to work. Work controls my life! The tow cost me $300; that’s my food budget for 1.5 months. And I missed a Holiday at work because I didn’t work the full 8 hours. I tried to get …

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Early Retirement Journey My week Season 1

My Week Ending April 6, 2018: Allergies, Fever, Root Canal

My Early Retirement Journey This Week: Monday – I started the workday relatively fine. Today was a 9.5 hour shift. I despise it, but it affords me the opportunity to do my side hustle so I have to remember to be thankful for them accommodating me. I was fine when I got there. I helped …

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Why I Came Back to BlueHost

So I’m giving Bluehost another chance. Since Making Sense of Cents is my blogshero I decided to click through her link to give her credit. Why am I going back? A few reasons. Personal: Yesterday I worked 8a to 12n. Went to dental appointment for endodontic retreatment. Logged back in at work from 2:30 to 4:30p. …

Season 1 Updates and Reports

Blog Update | April 2018: 1 Month, 0 Dollars, 400 Pageviews

STATS: Pageviews:  418 (all time) Followers: 0 Revenue: $0, 3 failed attempts to enroll in Adsense, reason cited: insufficient content. Expenses: $60 for Bluehost and domain Net income: -$60 + work hours Notes: After a little over a month on Blogger, decided to roll blog over to Bluehost. To keep it simple, decided April 1, …

Early Retirement Journey Season 1

Spring into Success: 5 Bible-Based Steps To Develop a Life Management Plan!

Happy Easter! My original title was Happy Easter: 5 Steps to Develop a Life Management Plan and Resurrect Your Life! That was a bit long. I am openly Christian and if that takes away from my readership, then so be it! So I was listening to the sermon this week online, of course.  Pastor Dale …