Featured Posts, Life

What I Wish I Knew In My Early 20’s

The other day I was updating my dividend income spreadsheet (what else would I be doing on a beautiful sunny day!) . Since I started focusing more on the dividend being paid rather than the stock price, I find the experience of owning stocks a lot less stressful. Of course, I am still monitoring my… Read More What I Wish I Knew In My Early 20’s

Monthly Money Reports, Saving Money

How I Plan to Save $60 a Week on Groceries

So here I am, I made the commitment to reduce my grocery spending by $60 a week or 22% by the end of this year! But how do I really plan to save money on groceries? Just because I am keeping track of my expenses by category and sharing them on this blog is not… Read More How I Plan to Save $60 a Week on Groceries

Blogging

Blogging Do’s And Don’ts – Day 14

Blogging Do’s and Don’ts – Day 14. Wow! Already 14 days since I started my own blog. Wow, what a journey so far! Honestly, I read it would be easy to start a blog and while that was somewhat true for the signing up part, after that, it hasn’t been quite as easy and it… Read More Blogging Do’s And Don’ts – Day 14

Monthly Money Reports, Saving Money

Monthly Grocery Spending Report – The Beginning

Like most of you, a large part of my monthly budget goes towards food, a very large part! And if I ever want to reach financial freedom by 55, I really need to get that number under control, so I decided to report my monthly grocery spending on this blog. By sharing the detail of… Read More Monthly Grocery Spending Report – The Beginning

Money, Monthly Money Reports

Monthly Goals – The Beginning

In order to be successful in anything you must set goals, otherwise you will lose motivation or even forget what you are working for. How will you know if you have succeeded if you don’t know what your goal was in the first place! This blog is about my personal journey to happiness (more of… Read More Monthly Goals – The Beginning

Money, Saving Money

10 Easy and Quick Ways to Save Money

Do you want to save money ? Not sure where to start ? Here are 10 easy and quick ways to get you started, with no effort: Check for special offers, coupons & sales online before buying anything. It takes no time, you just need to get into the habit of checking first. For example,… Read More 10 Easy and Quick Ways to Save Money

Blogging

Blogging Do’s And Don’ts – Day 3

I really wanted to post my first “Money Basics” post so didn’t spend as much time on the set up yesterday, but still managed to spend a few hours on it! Time flies when you are having fun. There is so much to learn but it is very time-consuming. Here is my blogging do’s and… Read More Blogging Do’s And Don’ts – Day 3

Money, Saving Money

How to Start Saving Money in 3 Easy Steps

Do you wish you could save? Have you given up? Do you just find it too hard and are not sure where to start? Well I have good news, it is not that hard and you can do it! It is not so much about how much you make as it is about how you… Read More How to Start Saving Money in 3 Easy Steps

Blogging

How Not To Start A Blog!

How Not To Start a Blog! (Post updated on February 1, 2018)  Know What To Expect! Time Consuming It took me 2 hours to try to get back in my “admin” site so I could try to make it look nicer:( By the time I finally figured it out and tried to add an image, that… Read More How Not To Start A Blog!

Blogging

Hello World Of Bloggers!

(Updated Feb. 01, 2018) Hello world of bloggers! This is it! Finally in!!  I just had to write a few lines because I am so excited I was even able to get that far:) I am “new technology” challenged and … Wow! what an experience so far! I finally set up my web hosting and… Read More Hello World Of Bloggers!