State of the Frugal Union

State of the Frugal Union 4/1/18

April! Already! We're enjoying some quieter weekends before we ramp up the hours on our second jobs big time toward the end of the month. That means April will be pretty normal debt repayment wise, probably a little more than 1k . We have a big bill due in April since we are going to… Continue reading State of the Frugal Union 4/1/18

State of the Frugal Union

March 1st 2018 State of the Frugal Union

Here we are! March! It was a good month we had lots of fun for valentine's day and my birthday, and now reality is setting in- we've got work to do! I had a terrible and super realistic dream that I lost my job and after totally freaking out about it I had a realization… Continue reading March 1st 2018 State of the Frugal Union

State of the Frugal Union

February 1st State of the Frugal Union

So this is a big one for us! 1 year ago today we started our journey towards being debt free. I'm still feeling as though I'm in a bit of a frugal funk, but I'm trying my darndest to turn myself around. So how did we do? Here are the numbers: Frugal house- $206,000 Frugal… Continue reading February 1st State of the Frugal Union

State of the Frugal Union

January 1st State of the Frugal Union

This month went better than last month, we didn't make as much progress on the debt as I would have liked, BUT it did go down which to me is the most important part. With Christmas and another round of sick kids, I feel like we were able to keep our heads above water and… Continue reading January 1st State of the Frugal Union

State of the Frugal Union

December 1st State of the Frugal Union

I've been dreading this post a little bit because our debt on paper went up a considerable amount last month. We didn't work as much at the second jobs and murphy came for another visit. We used a 0% interest balance transfer to cover a number of debts that seemed to happen all at once,… Continue reading December 1st State of the Frugal Union