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March 2019 – Income, Expenses & Goals

Last month, I thought maybe March would be perfect all around, it wasn’t! My dividend income wasn’t as good as last year for the same period and the cash flow for my rentals was negative (again!). But it was still an awesome month because of some amazing moments I got to experience with my new… Read More March 2019 – Income, Expenses & Goals

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Save Money On Groceries- Repurpose Leftovers!

Save Money On Groceries- Repurpose Leftovers! I can’t help it, it’s not just about money, I hate wasting! Maybe the fact that I was partly raised by a great aunt who lived thru 2 world wars. She was born in 1900! (she was in her 70s when I was a kid  and she was very… Read More Save Money On Groceries- Repurpose Leftovers!

Money, Monthly Money Reports

February 2019 – Income, Expenses & Goals

February wasn’t the greatest on the income side but it was awesome as far as expenses and my volunteer goal. Maybe March will be perfect? Check out my latest monthly money report: February 2019 – Income, Expenses & Goals. Highlights – Life & Money Lots of my time was spent nagging my son again! This time… Read More February 2019 – Income, Expenses & Goals

Money, Monthly Money Reports

January 2019 – Income, Expenses & Goals

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

Life, Money, Saving Money

How Much Should You Spend On Valentine’s Day?

$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?

Money, Monthly Money Reports

Final 2018 – Income, Expenses And Goals. Finally!

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!

Featured Posts, Money, Monthly Money Reports

October 2018 – Income, Expenses And Goals

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

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Beware! Financial Independence Is Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be!

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!

Money, Saving Money

Monday Thru Friday NO SPEND Challenge

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

Life, Money

The Ultimate Girl’s Day Out! Or How To Waste $88 In Two Hours!

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!