Monthly Financial Check Up: May 2011
Jun01

Monthly Financial Check Up: May 2011

May was a welcome relief to my cash flow after the madness of my April Financial Checkup and I was able to come out $605.24  in the black!!!! I still have a lot to do to make up for the massive shortfall last month but I am sure that I will be able to make it up by spending less over the summer, even with taking some time off to do fun things. Areas where I remained under budget are -Home -Utilities –Car Areas where I went over...

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Tracking My Finances In 2011: January Week 3
Jan21

Tracking My Finances In 2011: January Week 3

I have decided to post my weekly spending for the previous week on Fridays so you know how my cash has been flowing for the week. Please note that I get paid on the last day of the month so my cash flow net effect will usually be negative until the last day of the month. This does not mean that I am adding to my debt, it just means that the money coming in is less than the money going out because bills are due starting on the first...

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Moving On To A New Goal

When I started this blog my goal was to get out of debt. I figured I could do this by finding various ways to save money in my life and then using the money to pay off debt. It took me a little while but I finally managed to get out of debt so it is time to move on to a new goal for the blog. I will still continue to save money but now I am focusing on building wealth of some kind…while maintaining my debt free status. So now...

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Added An Ally Checking Account
Jan04

Added An Ally Checking Account

So after I received the letter from Chase about increasing the direct deposit to $500 to maintain the free checking account a friend told me about Ally bank and its free checking. I already have a savings account and a CD with Ally so I thought why not go ahead and try it out. I was really impressed with the list of features on the account so I decided to list them here from the website: According to Ally they offer “The...

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Tracking My Finances In 2010: December Week 5
Dec31

Tracking My Finances In 2010: December Week 5

I have decided to post my weekly spending for the previous week on Fridays so you know how my cash has been flowing for the week. Please note that I get paid on the last day of the month so my cash flow net effect will usually be negative until the last day of the month. This does not mean that I am adding to my debt, it just means that the money coming in is less than the money going out because bills are due starting on the first...

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