We’ve been together for seven years and married for four years now, and didn’t even open joint checking and savings accounts until this past spring.
In August I received $6,016.19 in freelance income and $102.54 in book royalties, or $6,118.73 total.
I’ve started tracking these freebies in my budget, creating a line-item for everything we receive that costs $0 — and it’s helping me change the way I think about my budget overall.
The benefits and drawbacks of multiple savings accounts.
The Washington Post just launched a new series called “Growth,” and the first installment is titled “I was failing at my relationship with money. Here’s what I did to fix it.”
This is perhaps the closest I’ll get to speaking from beyond the grave: my phone, set to speaker mode, cutting through the silence in my apartment as I talk about postmortem arrangements with a funeral home employee.
In July I received $4,528.17 in freelance income and $207.22 in book royalties, or $4,735.39 total.
I’ve been writing down my clothing purchases since 2015.
Theme parks aren’t cheap, but there are ways to do them without spending a lot of cash.
Every day, for a month, I’d give myself ten dollars of discretionary money. At the end of the day, whatever money remained unspent would roll over to the next.