Checking In With My Savings Plan: November 2017 Edition

In November, I received $4,692.95 in freelance earnings and $214.97 in book royalties, or $4,701.86 total. 

5 Cash Back Apps That Sort of Work

Whenever I’m on Facebook or Instagram, I’m inundated with ads for apps that promise to give me extra money.

I’m Great at Being Frugal, But I Need to Earn More Money

My name is Brit, and I’m an incredibly frugal person.

The Year We Saved $10K, If Mortgage Payments Count

We just passed the $10,000 dollar mark in extra mortgage payments.

Cycling Saves Me $1,000 Per Year

I picked up urban cycling specifically to save money.

The Year I Saved $5K

Right now, for the first time in my life, I have over $5,000 in my savings account.

How I Attended 8 Out-of-State Weddings in One Year Without Going Broke

People like to say, “Just you wait! There’s always that one year when all your friends will get married.” For me that year was 2017.

Americans Are Saving Money at the Lowest Rate in 10 Years

We were saving twice as much two years ago.

No, Mom, I Won’t Ask Dad

What each of my parents taught me about money.

Do You Need a Salary’s Worth of Savings Before Having Kids?

And is that even mathematically likely?