November 2021 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

November 2021 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/WSFINoUfJm0 This month’s net worth update saw a change of over $2,000 across my savings and investment accounts, with over $700 being passive growth from compound interest. But more affirming to me in my money mindset having shifted so drastically over the course of these years, from someone who had overly negative, anxious, and controlling [...]

if you’re a natural saver, you might be making this mistake | Teachers Talk Money

if you’re a natural saver, you might be making this mistake | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/2p_sYILY8v4 This is one of the most common conversations I have with folks who have some solid money habits. The type of person I’m describing spends less than they make, is usually at least somewhat frugal, and has a big chunk of money in their savings account. While they’re great at saving, they usually don’t [...]

Make a game plan for the holidays | your financial goal for November | 12 Months to Get Good with Money

Make a game plan for the holidays | your financial goal for November | 12 Months to Get Good with Money

https://youtu.be/PB0sTn4y5kc Hey reader, Welcome back to 12 months to get good with money, a series of bite-sized steps to take over each of the 12 months of the year to get good with money slowly. Let's recap the past few months: In January, you made a budget. In February, you made savings goals. In March, [...]

Budget with Me November 2021 | Teachers Talk Money

Budget with Me November 2021 | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/igx73d368Eg Hey everyone, happy November! This is always a busy and fun month for me with my birthday, anniversary, and the thanksgiving holiday. It's also when I start planning my holiday shopping-- an equally stressful and exciting endeavor. This year, I have a bit of additional income this month due to a recruitment & retention [...]

October 2021 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

October 2021 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/3EzBqf1VSwA Now that I've been back at work and receiving stable paychecks, I'm seeing more consistent growth in my net worth. It'll be a longer journey recovering from spending a good chunk of my savings this summer, but I'm happy to be back on track towards my goals-- and passing the $50k mark is pretty [...]

I quizzed my boyfriend on money questions… he failed | Teachers Talk Money

I quizzed my boyfriend on money questions… he failed | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/1rtMVMzdEcE Hey reader, I finally brought Brian onto the channel with me! I told him about this video a while back, and he promised not to study up 🙂 I wanted to demonstrate to you guys just how different we are when it comes to money management, and how that's really okay in a relationship [...]

Why & how to do a no-spend challenge | your money goal for October | 12 Months to Get Good with Money

Why & how to do a no-spend challenge | your money goal for October | 12 Months to Get Good with Money

https://youtu.be/Y_gScwE3PJg Hey reader, Welcome back to 12 months to get good with money, a series of bite-sized steps to take over each of the 12 months of the year to get good with money slowly. Let's recap the past few months: In January, you made a budget. In February, you made savings goals. In March, [...]

balancing spending, saving, and investing | Budget With Me October 2021 | Teachers Talk Money

balancing spending, saving, and investing | Budget With Me October 2021 | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/8sMuYc8Gfyw After going a tad over budget in September, I'm looking forward to testing this budget in October, when I have my full income to work with. I have a sinking feeling that I may be investing too much and not allowing myself the space to spend and save more freely month-to-month. I'm always talking [...]

bouncing back after being in the red | September 2021 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

bouncing back after being in the red | September 2021 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/2ZrqHpMQCEc After taking the summer off and spending a lot of $ on some big life changes, I'm finally back in the classroom (which has been SO GOOD) and earning income again. This means it's time to start rebuilding my net worth and hopefully making some progress. This month, I'm working with about 3/4 of [...]

Money + love: my thoughts on dividing/combining finances with a partner

Money + love: my thoughts on dividing/combining finances with a partner

https://youtu.be/2eXEwv015bI Hey reader, You’ve probably heard me mention my partner, Brian, a couple times at this point. We’ll have been together for almost 4 years by the time this comes out, and we currently live together here in Washington, DC. I’m going to actually bring Brian in for some upcoming videos, so you will get [...]