Did I Stay Dry in January?

Photo by Wu Yi via Unsplash.com As the month ends, I'm on my usual routine: editing my next month's budget, looking over my bills, and paying rent. This month, there's a new item on my list: reflecting on my experience with #DryJanuary. How I did, how being sober affected me (and my budget), and whether [...]

#DryJanuary: Why I’m Quitting Alcohol for 1 Month

Photo by Tomasz Rynkiewicz via Unsplash.com I have a complicated relationship with alcohol. This makes me aggressively normal. My father is an alcoholic-- a long story and a fact that has affected my life tremendously. For this reason, I have been much less reckless with drinking than many of my friends. For this reason, I [...]

My Actual January 2019 Budget with Screenshots from my Everydollar App

Photo via Unsplash.com Happy New Year, everyone! Here's my updated budget for January 2019, with a bit of insight on how I'm getting out of debt just 3 months into the year. INCOME You may notice that my income has increased from my December budget. I haven't earned a higher salary, but I've decided to [...]