… you get to save an extra 5% of your January take-home pay simply because you had that money left over at the end of the month. That puts my total January savings rate up to 20% of my take-home pay! Go me! Advertisements
Jordan and I had a lot of fun going out for Halloween last year and we wanted to do it again this year. However, we had an unpleasant reality check when we went shopping for costumes. They are expensive! We saw ones that would cost each of us easily over $50 for something we would… Read More A Frugal Halloween
I just finalized my November budget today. In addition to the 10% that’s automatically put into my work pension plan, I’m saving an extra 11.3% of my take-home (net) pay. It’s a bit lower than last month but I overspent a bit in October and needed to adjust things accordingly. That being said, I’m still… Read More October Reflections and November Savings
I got paid for work in September today and did up my budget for October. I’m saving 16.3% of my take-home pay! That’s in addition to the 10% of my gross pay that get’s automatically deducted for my work pension plan. Go me!
I am, dear readers, a terribly irregular writer. I’m sure you’ve noticed by now. It’s something I’m working on but clearly I still need more improvement. However, let’s move on to something more positive. Let’s talk about finances in September. So far, things are going really well. Jordan and I had a lovely vacation in… Read More September
Jordan and I are engaged! Whee!! It’s a super exciting time of life for both of us. Every day he makes me more and more certain that he’s the right one for me. We’ve started to talk a little teensy tiny bit about wedding planning. We both really want to have a wedding that’s meaningful… Read More Big Life News
Now that the Folk Fest is over and I’ve recovered a bit, I thought I would check in with you all and update everyone. Folk Fest is one of my favourite times of the whole year. I love sitting outside on the hill at Gallagher Park listening to music I love and discovering new artists.… Read More Folk Fest