Everything I spent living in Vermont for a month

Everything I spent living in Vermont for a month

https://youtu.be/asIkP9v65g4 Hey reader, I've been back in DC for two weeks now, and it feels great to be home. I've slowly gotten back into my old daily routine, and I also didn't realize how much I missed DC until I got back at the end of October. Vermont was like nothing I had ever seen-- [...]

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 [...]

Budgeting with an Unknown Income | My September Budget

Budgeting with an Unknown Income | My September Budget

https://youtu.be/Dv7FzrzroS8 Most months don't bring very much financial anxiety for me anymore. I've grown a lot in this way: when I started this website, my anxiety seemed to creep into every post. Now, I don't often worry about money like I used to (other than, for instance, during the start of a global pandemic). September [...]

Is FIRE Possible for a Teacher?

Is FIRE Possible for a Teacher?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCt9km01dFY&feature=youtu.be One of my favorite topics in the world of personal finance is FIRE (financial independence retire early) because I find it so liberating and ridiculously simple to understand. I find that this topic, unlike any other, encourages people to dream bigger than they thought they could and still get hyper-specific about their numbers. So, [...]