State of the Frugal Union

6/1/2019 Frugal State of the Union

It's been a lonnggg time since I've done a frugal state of the union post, and a lot has happened since then. So how are we doing? Meh. I think we've made some good progress in a lot of ways, but I also feel like we're not going fast enough. Frankly I think we're a… Continue reading 6/1/2019 Frugal State of the Union

Changing your approach to debt. · State of the Frugal Union

Where have we been? Where are we going?

Hello frugal friends! I'm back! It's been wild these past few months with the roof and Christmas and life. January is here and we're diving in head first. I'm holding off on a frugal state of the union for the next little bit until after the tax returns come in and we have a better… Continue reading Where have we been? Where are we going?

State of the Frugal Union

August 1st State of the Frugal Union

So where have I been the last month? Everywhere it seems. I traveled for work for our annual user's conference and while it's lots of fun, there's a lot of prep work that goes into it and this year it was 2000 miles across the country. I had a great time, but I'm really really… Continue reading August 1st State of the Frugal Union

State of the Frugal Union

July 1st State of the Frugal Union

As usual it was a crazy month! Our 2nd jobs unexpectedly cut our hours to the tune of about $1900 that we were planning on to help dig us out of our hole. These were hours that had been confirmed months and months in advance so I've been doing a lot of moving things around… Continue reading July 1st State of the Frugal Union

State of the Frugal Union

June 1st Frugal State of the Union

Well! We had a stellar month and we made a BIG choice to cash in some of our investments from when we were teachers and we PAID OFF the subaru! Woot!! This frees up $425 a month to go toward other debt. So that's the good news! The bad news? As I type this our… Continue reading June 1st Frugal State of the Union