Anxiety & Money: How Breaking My Arm Brought Up My Financial Fears

Anxiety & Money: How Breaking My Arm  Brought Up My Financial Fears

I broke my elbow on January 27th, just tripping over a small fence that guards the flower beds in front of my apartment, and landing mostly on my elbow and chin. My hearing went out and I stumbled back into my car, disoriented and nauseous, to ride out the symptoms. I remember my arm hurting, [...]

My January 2020 Net Worth

My January 2020 Net Worth

It's that special time of the month again! Here's the breakdown of my net worth, post 3-paycheck month: Pension: $5,398 (+382 since last month) Roth IRA: $2,776 (+673 since last month) 457: $2,470 (+18 since last month) Emergency Fund: $3,984 (+1,007 since last month) Other Savings: $3,573 (+550 since last month) January 2020 Net Worth: [...]

An Unfrugal Life

An Unfrugal Life

If you heard my One Million Apples podcast interview, you heard me talk about what it means to be unfrugal. I got a lot of questions about this-- so I decided to dedicate a post to it for clarification. Please comment below if any questions remain. I've been touting the adjective "unfrugal" as a descriptor [...]