Credit Card Ban: 18-Month Check-In

Thanks for following along on this credit card payoff journey! I’ve previously written about my credit card ban at 6-month and 1-year progress intervals. The Reality Since January, I’ve paid $2,550 toward my card. My balance has decreased from $7,935.67 to $6,437.90, a decrease of $1,497.77 in six months. Since starting my credit card ban (18 months ago), … More Credit Card Ban: 18-Month Check-In

Times I Was Scammed and What I’ve Learned Since Then

Guess I’m on a bit of a nostalgia trip because in addition to lessons I want to tell my younger self about money, I am also re-living the horrors of getting scammed by someone or another in my early adult life. A bit of background, in college I was supporting myself through a part-time retail job … More Times I Was Scammed and What I’ve Learned Since Then

What I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self About Money

It’s only within the past couple of years (of my salaried, adult working life) that I’ve bothered to learn anything about personal finance or how money works, but now I’m actively seeking out and learning about how to manage it (401k is investing!?). It’s a process! A journey! A uphill climb! However you want to … More What I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self About Money