Slow(er) Growth | March 2021 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

Slow(er) Growth | March 2021 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/mrlg3tOFUwg Hey reader, It's that magical time of the month again! I have come to really enjoy doing my net worth updates each month. Now that I'm at the point in my life where all of my shorter-term goals (debt freedom, beginning to invest, having my emergency fund, having my sinking funds, etc) are met [...]

Some thoughts about credit cards and building your credit score | Teachers Talk Money

Some thoughts about credit cards and building your credit score | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/jOjjA-OUWzA Hey reader, I wanted to dedicate another post to talking about credit cards-- as with most personal finance topics, my views are constantly evolving, and I wanted to address my own history, my thoughts about cutting up cards and opting out of the credit system, scores, and more. The info in this post is [...]

Your money goal for March 2021 | 12 months to get good with money

Your money goal for March 2021 | 12 months to get good with money

https://youtu.be/Dee6x-NvD2s Hey readers, I'm excited for you. This month's task will be a huge turning point, and the amount of effort is much less than when you had to make your first budget back in January. In January, you made a budget, and in February, you determined some exciting savings goals and some not-so-exciting savings [...]

a tight month for my money | Budget with Me March 2021 | Teachers Talk Money

a tight month for my money | Budget with Me March 2021 | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/Ak_TxlotxLw Hey readers, It's budget day, and things have shifted a lot in my life since my last budget post. Here are some of the changes: I decided that, upon completion of my 15-credit certificate program, I won't be adding on the 18 credits needed to earn my Masters degree. The past few classes have [...]

The most my net worth has ever increased in a single month | February 2021 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

The most my net worth has ever increased in a single month | February 2021 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/HJgq368IJBU Hey reader, Thanks for stopping in for another net worth update! This month, I got two partial stipends for my work as a coach and newspaper sponsor, so I was able to send a huge chunk of money towards investments & savings. Here are the numbers at a glance: Passive Income Report I contributed [...]

Is it better to rent or buy? Why I’m not planning on buying a house, maybe ever

Is it better to rent or buy? Why I’m not planning on buying a house, maybe ever

https://youtu.be/uk8ZtzH2vTc We’ve all heard that if you’re renting, you’re throwing away money each month. We’ve all heard that buying a home is a the “solid investment.”  Even my own family, who didn’t talk much about finances at all while I was growing up, drilled this concept into my mind.  The theory behind this is that [...]

1 Year on YouTube | New channel growth, analytics, monetization | Teachers Talk Money

1 Year on YouTube | New channel growth, analytics, monetization | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/Aukw9Mtaj2w Hey reader, I posted the first video to my YouTube Channel on February 20th, 2020. This video, along with 10 other videos, were shot on my iPhone 7 before I was willing to look into purchasing a camera and video equipment. When I started to get more comfortable on camera and began enjoying the [...]

Your money goal for February | what to do once you’ve made your first budget | 12 months to get good with money

Your money goal for February | what to do once you’ve made your first budget | 12 months to get good with money

https://youtu.be/2ciW42LAju8 Happy February, reader! In keeping with my plan to give you 12 money resolutions, one for each month of 2021, it’s time to get your goal for this month. Last month, you made your first budget. If you weren’t following along and that time, it’s actually the perfect time to catch up, because your [...]