Tag: Millennials


Path to a Million: 2017 Q3

Another quarter, another net worth update. This time is no different. My laser focus on keeping a tight budget has ensured continuous success with my net worth slowly but surely climbing through a combination of debt reduction and asset appreciation. I’m adding more to liquid savings, increasing retirement contributions in addition to accelerating my debt ...


Path to a Million: 2017 Q1

This is my first update since the initial posts (announcing the start of the series and the pilot post). Things are going well, maybe better than I expected because a great thing happened: tax season! *eyeroll* (take some time to read this post about why it’s not a windfall you should rejoice in). However, in ...


Path to a Million: 2016 Q4 – Results

My goal is to increase my net worth by $75,000 by this time next year.

Path to a Million: 2016 Q4

It feels a little like financial exhibitionism…


October Budget Buster

What a disastrous month it has been for my budget. I’m usually not so doom and gloom, but my goodness! Our finances need a break. Despite some non-recurring, high expenses in September, we finished the month really strongly in the black and earning $2,500 more than we spent. We had an out of state wedding ...

Net Worth Tracking

I stumbled upon a article of someone discussing when they first realized that they crossed the million dollar mark. He listed his net worth which shows both an impressive and simple path to achieving the lofty goal: increase your income, reduce your expenses, save and invest the difference as much as you can. Some people will ...


It takes Luck to be Successful

Don’t mind me; I’m just practicing my click-bait titles… It is often said that if hard work was the only way to success, day laborers, farmers, etc. would all be millionaires. Hard work is a key to success. No one (except maybe lottery winners) has ever achieved anything in life by sitting around the house doing ...