No reports for a few months and BAM! Two within three weeks! What is going on at Money Scrap? Nothing special, just trying to catch up really. And remembering how important it is to keep track of my numbers if I want to reach Financial Freedom. Whatever you goals are in life, money or otherwise,… Read More January 2019 – Income, Expenses & Goals
$161.96! Not the answer you expected? Well, that is how much you should spend on Valentine’s Day if you want to be considered an average spender! Valentine’s Day Data According to National Retail Federation fewer people will spend money on Valentine’s Day this year, but the ones who do will spend more! Apparently, they started… Read More How Much Should You Spend On Valentine’s Day?
Wow, it has been over 2 months since I published a post! Where does time go? It’s crazy. I took a “little” break from blogging and social media because it was taking over my life again and I had so much going on already. As usual , I will give you “all” (not sure how… Read More Final 2018 – Income, Expenses And Goals. Finally!
20 years ago my daughter was diagnosed with Celiac disease! At the time, we felt overwhelmed. What do you feed your child when she can’t have wheat, rye, barley, malt and everything else in between? You would be surprised to find out how many products, including frozen and canned foods, contain gluten! And how many… Read More Get It Stuffed! The Gluten Free Way
Back in the fall of 2017, when I was researching about blogging for one of my posts Who Said Blogging Was Easy?, I was shocked surprised to find out 90 to 95% of bloggers quit within the first 6 months! It seemed HIGH but didn’t think too much about it. Now that I passed the… Read More Where Did They Go? Missing Bloggers!
October was a pretty good month overall, nothing much to report, except like most (all?) of you, my net worth took a little hit! Nothing I am overly concerned about at this point. My portfolio is well diversified so riding the market volatility is easier. On the job front, the company didn’t respond to my… Read More October 2018 – Income, Expenses And Goals
In the last year, several world famous celebrities, including Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, committed suicide. People wrote articles, published posts, tweeted, expressed their disbelief for several weeks after their death, then life went back to normal. But what about their families and close friends? Did life go back to normal for them? No! On that day, their… Read More Do The What Ifs And Whys Ever Stop When You Lose A Loved One To Suicide?
Becoming Financially Independent (FI), a goal many of us are pursuing or reached already. What is so appealing about becoming FI? We believe (or are made to believe) that once FI we can finally live the life we want, we no longer have to work if we don’t want to, we can travel the world,… Read More Beware! Financial Independence Is Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be!
Monday Thru Friday NO SPEND Challenge Is On! Let’s have some fun. Two weeks ago, after adding up my expenses for September, I was shocked surprised to see I spent almost $80 in coffee! It wasn’t just for me and it wasn’t only coffee, but still $80 at a coffee shop! I also had quite… Read More Monday Thru Friday NO SPEND Challenge
A light post today because I had a crazy busy stressful week! Plus no need to cover Suze Orman’s interview on Paula Pant’s Afford Anything podcast, Mr. Money Mustache already covered it! You can check out his post What Everybody Is Getting Wrong About FIRE. And what can I say about the market this week?… Read More The Ultimate Girl’s Day Out! Or How To Waste $88 In Two Hours!