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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 [...]

4 ways I live differently that make me better with my money and improve my life financially and otherwise

4 ways I live differently that make me better with my money and improve my life financially and otherwise

https://youtu.be/RMPHgo3jnZE Hey reader, You may have noticed that I'm not normal. I have paid off all of my debt, grown my net worth drastically, and still have no problem spending money (even the big bucks) on things that are important to me, all on the salary of a fairly new teacher (this is my fourth [...]

Aligning your spending with your values | Your financial goal for September | 12 Months to Get Good with Money

Aligning your spending with your values | Your financial goal for September | 12 Months to Get Good with Money

https://youtu.be/23nzLeLsJF4 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, [...]

the cost of taking off during the summer | August 2021 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

the cost of taking off during the summer | August 2021 Net Worth Update | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/TcrcD-rH278 Here's my net worth update for August 2021! This was a truly enlightening net worth update-- I got to see my investments earn interest passively, compare last summer to this summer in terms of losses, and see how much my net worth has grown year by year for the past 3 years. Every time [...]

how much money I spent on travel this summer | Money Diaries | Teachers Talk Money

how much money I spent on travel this summer | Money Diaries | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/sa7uw3D20jY Here's the comprehensive list of how much money I spent on the four small trips I took this summer. I love seeing how much money people spend on things like travel, which can vary SO much from person to person or trip to trip. To be honest, this was a relatively inexpensive summer of [...]

Which debt repayment method is right for you? | The 3 best strategies to pay off debt | snowball, avalanche, lasso | Teachers Talk Money

Which debt repayment method is right for you? | The 3 best strategies to pay off debt | snowball, avalanche, lasso  | Teachers Talk Money

https://youtu.be/aHkfsTNUELE Hey reader, When I was paying off my debt, it was pretty simple. I had seven student loan accounts, all with interest rates within the same percentage point. So I read up on a few different payment methods, but with the nature of my debt, the choice wouldn’t have made much of a difference. [...]