Hello friends! It’s been a long while since I last posted, but all of a sudden I got the urge to document our progress and give an update, so that’s what I’m doing before scurrying off to work. Recently I calculated the amount we’ve paid down on our loans and it totals $2,000. Not too shabby, considering … More Life update and getting back on track
For once, the radio silence over at Mrs. M&M hasn’t been due to my lack of motivation or crazy work hours. Instead, I found out some very sad news last Wednesday and have been spending a lot of time with family since then. I’m very lucky to have my parents and husband close by, and … More Roth IRAs, savings accounts, and ETFs….what should we do?
March was a great month for us thanks to our tax refund and a bit of side money we made. Here’s how the month broke down: Debt repaid: $250 automatic student loan payment + $420 extra student loan payment = $670 towards loans. We set up an automatic payment plan for our Stafford and Graduate … More March Recap
Welcome to this week’s edition of Thirsty Thursday where I tell you all about the random thoughts in my head and you sit back and enjoy my craziness. This week I wish I was drinking: some sort of coconut drink. I’m inspired by The Single Dollar and wish I too was on a tropical vacation! 1. … More Thirsty Thursday Thoughts
If it’s one thing you should know about me it’s that I love food and will never ever restrict my budget so much that I can’t enjoy it. Being vegetarian means I eat a lot of plants but that doesn’t mean those plants are smothered in delicious curries or deep-fried to perfection. Second to food … More Spending money on food is 100% worth it… but we still need to cut back
This week has been an emotional one for me. I don’t do well with an overwhelming change in schedule and right now I feel like my life is going at warp speed. Currently I’m trying to get a paper published but am running into technical issues with the last few experiments I need to get … More Communicating about money and my crazy thoughts
September has been an incredibly expensive month for me, and we’re not even halfway through. I know that everyone has those instances of overspending, or realizing that sneaky little purchases bust their budget, or fail to plan for those events in their life that suck the money out of their bank account, so I thought … More Where’s My Money Wednesday
Today is one of those days where all I want to do is buy quick, convenient, sugary foods and not think once about how that will affect my food budget or waistline. I’ve been dealing with pretty terrible lower back pain for the past two weeks, and know that my intense craving for chocolate is … More I just want to spend money on chocolate