Exploring Zero-Based Budgeting
In the fall of 2016, I had a last-minute opportunity to go on a work conference trip to San Francisco! It was legit, a 3 day software conference at Twitter’s headquarters, where I got to nerd out with fellow software engineers from all over the world, all expenses paid!
The Why of FI
FIRE means Financial Independence, Retire Early. In this day and age, there seem to be two camps of people. In one camp, we have people who believe in saving for retirement, and in the other camp, we have people who think retiring is out of reach and are fine working for the rest of their life.
Three Money Mindsets to Get You Started
Everyone has their own lenses through which they view the world. Some people believe they’re stuck with whatever fate has bestowed them, others drift with the wind taking life as it comes, and some may think they have the power to impact change in their life.
Habit-Building Your Budget
By touching every transaction, you are adding back that sense of feeling and awareness that we lost by using our credit card. Building up a habit of doing this for every transaction will give you a better understanding of your financial snapshot and realize your situation better.
Why Using Budgets Paid Off
I would never have been able to afford that car bill if it weren’t for Budgets, or Jake or Derek. Because I started tracking where my money was going in advance and could see where my money would go each month, I was able to start saving and ultimately keep myself out of debt.