The mantra for 2018 was “learning as we go” and, man, did we do some learning in 2018! We were also insanely busy in 2018! As we prepare to move from 2018 into 2019, we wanted to take some time to reflect on our progress. We did some serious work in 2018! Continued major focus … Continue reading 2018 Goal Review
Category: Debt Reduction
We Paid Off Our Debt! Now What?
Just 21 months ago, in September 2016, we sat down at the kitchen table, confronted our seemingly overwhelming debt and hatched a plan to destroy it. Truth be told, our plan and timeline seemed a bit lofty, and we were unsure that we’d end up meeting our goals along the timeline we had developed. With … Continue reading We Paid Off Our Debt! Now What?
No Spend Challenge: Week 4 Reflections
Can you believe that it’s been 28 days since we decided we were going to do a no spend challenge this month?! And today, we’re wrapping up the month and evaluating our progress throughout the month. Here’s our spending breakdown for week four of our fiscal fast. SPENDING (Week 4 Total: $419.78) 2/22/2018 (Daily Spending … Continue reading No Spend Challenge: Week 4 Reflections
No Spend Challenge: Week 3 Reflections
Week three of no spend February in the books! It’s hard to believe that February is almost over. But, that means we’re closer to spring, warm weather and SUNSHINE, so, we’ll take it! Here’s our spending breakdown for week three of our fiscal fast. SPENDING (Week 3 Total: $310.27) 2/15/2018 (Daily Spending Total: $232.74) $26.58 … Continue reading No Spend Challenge: Week 3 Reflections
No Spend Challenge: Week 2 Reflections
We’re halfway through No Spend February! Time flies when you’re having fun, right!? This week presented us with a lot of opportunities to spend money, so, to keep us accountable, here’s our breakdown for the week. SPENDING (Week 2 Total: $583.48) 2/8/2018 (Daily Spending Total: $187.48) $187.48 – Josh’s laptop died. Like dead…beyond repair without … Continue reading No Spend Challenge: Week 2 Reflections
No Spend Challenge: Week 1 Reflections
Today marks the end of the first week of our first no spend challenge. To stay accountable, here’s a breakdown of our spending over the last seven days. SPENDING (Week 1 Total: $482.07) 2/1/2018 (Daily Spending Total: $329.60) $310.00 – Confined water dives for our scuba certifications. We called this out as one of our … Continue reading No Spend Challenge: Week 1 Reflections