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 [...]

No-Spend November 2020: what it is & how I’m doing mine

No-Spend November 2020: what it is & how I’m doing mine

https://youtu.be/XQu9i4FUe98 Hey readers. Happy Monday! November is one of my favorite months, and it's just around the corner. I get to celebrate my birthday and my anniversary this month, as well as Thanksgiving, which is definitely in my top 3 favorite holidays. It's also the month when money nerds around the world participate in no-spend [...]

How The Pandemic Convinced Me to Change My Investing Strategy

How The Pandemic Convinced Me to Change My Investing Strategy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxGmEcQgcfk While my finances are staying mostly the same from last year in terms of income (the only change being a small step increase), I decided I needed to change my strategy for investing and saving in the coming school year. The pandemic has shown me the value of securing my savings over my investments, and [...]

Living in Vermont for a Month & My October 2020 Budget

Living in Vermont for a Month & My October 2020 Budget

https://youtu.be/3J0tKfpMjWE While I'm writing this post in September, by the time it's up, I'll have been living in Vermont for the past 5 days. Over the summer, my best friend and I decided to take advantage of this whole virtual teaching thing and spend the month of October somewhere else. With gorgeous fall scenery and [...]

So You Want to Start a Side Hustle: Best Side Hustles for Teachers

So You Want to Start a Side Hustle: Best Side Hustles for Teachers

https://youtu.be/KIuV2PwRAR0 Side hustling in the teacher world is extremely common. I have colleagues who leave work and head straight to babysit, tutor, bartend, deliver food, and the list goes on. While this level of normalcy is a side effect of having a limited income, I still appreciated seeing so many teachers do what originally seemed [...]