Category Archives: Personal Situation

We Finally Bought a House!

After month after month of updates we finally closed on our new home on Friday, January 18, 2013.  It seems I provided some type of update every 6 or so weeks : My House is on the Market in March Housing Update in April 5 Months Later Housing Update December 5th Home Update My FirstContinue Reading

My First Post Written While Not Owning My First Home

I know a lot of my recent posts have been about my housing situation recently but that is what is taking up most of my time these days. I spent today (January 7th, 2013) working with movers, The Wife and my mother in law to get all of my stuff out of the home andContinue Reading

January 2013 Net Worth Update

We are a couple days into the new year and it is about time to calculate how I did in 2012.  I have been tracking and sharing my net worth since the beginning of 2011.  Each month I come on here and provide my change in terms of month over month, year to date andContinue Reading

2013 Goals and Objectives

Having just went over how I did with my 2012 goals and objectives it (and considering I am writing this post on 1/1/2013) it is time for my yearly goals and objectives post.  I create these posts mostly for myself to see what I accomplished over the year while providing myself with focus to preventContinue Reading

How Did I Do With my 2012 Goals and Objectives?

One of the things I really like about this blog is that I am able to put my goals and objectives for the upcoming year and then unlike most people I can then take an actual look to see if I even came close to achieving those goals.  I have been doing this for aContinue Reading

Paid Off One of My Student Loans Early! Calculating The Interest I Saved

One of my goals for 2012 was to pay off the smallest of my student loans.  The balance at the beginning of the year was only $4,300 (originally $10,000 2007) and it was way down on the priority list considering the main goal this year (which I am getting close to finishing up) was sellingContinue Reading