Monthly Archives: December 2013

2014 Goals – $12k in debt reduction

Here we go!  It’s the last day of 2013.  No reason to wait until tomorrow (or the next day since we’re celebrating New Years.  Or why not just wait until the weekend?).  Here’s are my goals for 2014! Professional Goals … Continue reading

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2013 In Review

I didn’t set many explicit goals in 2013.  However, that’s not to say I didn’t have many goals in mind.  In fact, I think the whole point of writing out a review of 2013 is to really set up what … Continue reading

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Progress Report: December ’13

Day 245 | $16,794.50 paid | $55,281.08 to freedom Merry Christmas Eve!  And a late Happy Festivus!  Let’s air some grievances! Car repairs.  I hate car repairs so much.  In the last month I have spent $300 on my car.  … Continue reading

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We Won the Lotto!!!

A whole $7!!! Okay, sorry, I couldn’t help it.  I was talked into chipping into the office pool and we came out with $7.  Not exactly ten bucks well spent. A guy in Canada won a much smaller, lotto jackpot … Continue reading

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Spending Report – November ’13: Weathering the Storm

In my little college town of Ann Arbor, rental rates have been a huge topic as a new luxury apartment building prepares to open.  What’s a new 2-bedroom apartment in this swanky building with a Google walkability rating of 95 … Continue reading

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Black Friday Swindles

I had every intention of letting Black Friday slip by, ignoring the extreme stupidity that comes with the idiots that don’t really understand value: That 60″ TV you’re gettign for $200?  Yeah, it’s terrrrible quality.  Enjoy, though. But, I made … Continue reading

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