Landlord’s Nightmare? Tenants From Hell! It can happen to any of us and when it does you can hear all the naysayers: “I told you so”! They may not own rentals but they know somebody who knows somebody who did! As a new landlord you worry about such things and dread the time it may… Read More Landlord’s Nightmare? Tenants From Hell!
Another month, another couple of extra paychecks! I am still negotiating my termination with my company and, in the meantime, I am still employed and getting paid:) My lawyer is costing me a fortune! (I received her first invoice late last week and wait until you see my September expense report, yikes!). But, regardless of… Read More August 2018 – Income, Expenses And Goals
Wow, I can’t believe I made it! Money Scrap turns ONE this week and I am still blogging! Maybe not on a consistent basis but I am still here! This will be a short post, I wouldn’t want to spoil you all after being gone for almost a month:) Starting a blog has been an… Read More Money Scrap Turns ONE!
Another blogging break? Again! It has been almost a month since my last post and NO I haven’t given up on blogging…sorry:) So why have I not been posting anything? How can I not keep up with a weekly post you ask? First I Want To Share Big News: My oldest daughter got engaged! He… Read More Another Blogging Break? Again!
Finally my report for July! I have been a little preoccupied this past week. “They” finally gave me my termination letter. I was really upset when I received it last Friday at 4 pm! It’s not the offer they verbally gave me, back in April, but no surprise there. Always ask for confirmation in writing.… Read More July 2018 – Income, Expenses And Goals
Do you remember why you started your blog? Do you still do it for the same reason(s) today? Find out SOME of the top reasons why people start a blog. What’s yours? Why Did I Start A Blog? Originally, I started blogging after reading a successful blogger’s monthly income report and thinking how easy it would… Read More Why Do YOU Blog? Top Reasons Why People Start A Blog
Mirror Mirror On The Wall, What Is the Best FI Acronym Of Them All? I was reading a post with yet another Financial Independence acronym this week and started thinking about how many new ones I had seen so far this year? And which one I liked best. Light reading for today, TGIF! Financial Independence… Read More Mirror Mirror On The Wall, What Is the Best FI Acronym Of Them All?
* MISSION ACCOMPLISHED * ! That’s right, we I did it! I finally reached my goal to reduce our grocery spending by 30%. Actually, we exceeded the goal, but I don’t want to brag too much, it may not last! If we keep it up, we will save $5,200/year on groceries. If You Are New… Read More * MISSION ACCOMPLISHED * June 2018 Grocery Budget
Hola From Playa Del Carmen! My kids (young adults now) and I are still on vacation in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. We have been here for over a week and we ( maybe it’s just me!) are enjoying the REALLY warm weather! I thought , instead of publishing a boring post about money again, I… Read More Hola From Playa Del Carmen!
June went by so quickly, I can’t believe half of the year is gone already! On the money front, June was my best dividend month EVER, over $6,000 YTD ! But rental property income was not as good. You can find out why my rental income was lower below, never a dull moment as a… Read More Over $6,000 In Dividend YTD! June 2018 Income, Expenses And Goals