Has “Financial Independence” Been Downgraded to “Work-Life Balance?”

Like some of y’all, I occasionally do the math on whether I might be able to retire early.

Checking In With My Savings Plan: September 2018 Edition

In September I received $4,133.95 in freelance income and $121.98 in book royalties, or $4,255.93 total.

Do You Need Both an Emergency Fund and a “Life Happens” Fund?

The benefits and drawbacks of multiple savings accounts.

Do You Want to Do an Uber Frugal Month?

The Frugalwoods have just issued their annual challenge.

When You Can’t Accept Your Financial Stability

Today’s must-read essay comes from The New York Times, and it’s called “I Have Post-Brokeness Stress Disorder.”

Checking In With My Savings Plan: May 2018 Edition

In May I received $4,421.57 in freelance income and $151.22 in book royalties, or $4,578.79 total.

Checking In With My Savings Plan: April 2018 Edition

In April I received $7,772.34 in freelance income and $25.19 in book royalties, or $7,797.53 total.

What If You’re Already Good With Money?

And what if that doesn’t necessarily lead to a better financial outcome?

Checking In With My Savings Plan: March 2018 Edition

In March I received $2,794.73 in freelance income and $24.95 in book royalties, or $2,819.68 total.

Checking In With My Savings Plan: February 2018 Edition

In February I received $7,050 in freelance income and $35.27 in book royalties, or $7,085.27 total.