Introducing 12 Months to Get Good with Money: Small steps to make big changes with your money | Your January goal

Introducing 12 Months to Get Good with Money: Small steps to make big changes with your money | Your January goal

https://youtu.be/519QTQEJuzo Hey there reader, I love the New Year. As a teacher, I tend to look at the beginning of the school year as more of a transitory time of change, but then I always end up falling into the same bad habits come December, so I welcome another arbitrary opportunity for resolutions with open [...]

A 3-paycheck month to start the new year! | Budget with Me January 2021

A 3-paycheck month to start the new year! | Budget with Me January 2021

https://youtu.be/Sh6gc_JkaWI Hey reader, My unicorn month is here! The beauty of budgeting monthly when you get paid biweekly is that there's one (two, if you work 12 months instead of 10) month where you get a third, magical paycheck. This is not something to treat as "extra" money by any sense of the word, because [...]

Did I reach my goal of growing $20k in 2020? | December 2020 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

Did I reach my goal of growing $20k in 2020? | December 2020 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/UgRF46lHLxk Hey reader, After tracking my net worth month-to-month all year long, it's finally time to dig into my numbers for 2020, a year that was full of question marks in terms of my health, work, income, and a lot more. I feel extremely grateful and privileged that I have been able to maintain most [...]

Every dollar I spent in 2020 | Yearly Spending | Teachers Talk Money

Every dollar I spent in 2020 | Yearly Spending | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/ZDQY9RAatuo Hey reader, There are 4 days left in 2020, a year marked by upheaval and transition. While I know that nothing’s magically changing on January 1st, I still love having an arbitrary moment where I feel like I can start fresh in some ways. That being said, reflecting on the past year is just [...]

Budget with Me December 2020

Budget with Me December 2020

https://youtu.be/JynGv3aBLcM Hey reader, December is here! This month is always a little chaotic, as we work straight through while the teachers and students anticipate Winter Break. This year, I'm virtually coaching Co-Ed Volleyball (normally a spring sport, but we're breaking up all the sports into shorter sessions each semester) starting December 14th, and of course, [...]

How my no-spend November is going so far

How my no-spend November is going so far

https://youtu.be/2p7aJy15f4s Hey reader. I have to admit that getting back into the whole no-spend month trend has felt really good. I think it's because I set reasonable goals for myself (I'm still allowed a lot of takeout/delivery, and going a month without spending on discretionary items is doable for me). Meeting, and sometimes exceeding, my [...]