Category Archives: Personal Situation

Evan’s Biggest Fear

Evan’s Biggest Fear

I feel like it has been a while since I just laid it on the line about myself.  In 2.5 years of blogging I don’t think I have really explained what I think drives me.  Before we get to the juicy stuff, first I should tell you what inspired this post.  I was on my way…Continue Reading

The Your E-Book Sucks Net Worth Update

The Your E-Book Sucks Net Worth Update

Net Worth Update On January 18, 2011 I decided to start a new way to track my net worth.  I created a private spreadsheet and zeroed out my net worth.  This way I can share my progress each month, going forward without revealing how much is in my savings account, 401(k), etc. What assets am…Continue Reading

New Way to Save Money…Have a Child

New Way to Save Money…Have a Child

You do not have to search far on the internet to find tips on how to save money when you are expecting a baby, have a baby or raising a child, but over the past 2 months I have noticed something in both the joint checking account I have with The Wife and my single…Continue Reading

I Have No Idea Why But I Feel the Need to Prove Myself to Retailers

I was having a conversation with The Wife the other day and she blatantly called me out, telling me that I may have problems.  I am well aware that there are things I just don’t “get” but at least this one is internal struggle. At my bank (national TBTF Bank) when there is a long line,…Continue Reading

The Don’t Complain About Money If You Do This February Net Worth Update

The Don’t Complain About Money If You Do This February Net Worth Update

Net Worth Update On January 18, 2011 I decided to start a new way to track my net worth.  I created a private spreadsheet and zeroed out my net worth.  This way I can share my progress each month, going forward without revealing how much is in my savings account, 401(k), etc. What assets am…Continue Reading

A New Way to Track My Progress Join Me Fellow Private Personal Finance Bloggers!

A New Way to Track My Progress Join Me Fellow Private Personal Finance Bloggers!

When I first started my blog I was very open with my credit card and other types of debt providing hard numbers and rates, but as the credit card debt disappeared I became more and more tight lipped about my assets.  I was even called out by fellow Personal Finance blogger, Mike, Even, with all…Continue Reading