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Net Worth Update: September-October 2013

Net Worth Update: September-October 2013

The past two months have been rough for me – financially, and otherwise. I had to move under not-very-ideal circumstances, and money for the move itself was tight. As August came to a close, I made a prediction that my net worth could go down as much as $2000 total because of the ordeal. Here’s […]

Net Worth Update: March 2013

Net Worth Update: March 2013

Happy April Fools Day yesterday! Sorry about misleading you – Mortimer is completely fictional, and there is no new author coming to PoorerThanYou at this time. You’re stuck with just me, for now! If you’d like to see my pranks from years past, follow these links: April Fools 2010 April Fools 2009 Now that we’re […]

Savings Snowball Update – October, 2012

I manage my savings the same way many people manage their debt: with a “snowball plan!” If you are not familiar with snowball plans, they work like this: You list out all of your debts (or goals, in my case) in a priority order, each with a minimum payment that you have to contribute each […]

Net Worth Update: January 2012

Net Worth Update: January 2012

You know, I can remember being in ninth grade Global History class, learning about the Mayan calendar and the urban legends about the end of the world, and thinking “Gosh, in 2012, I’ll be 25, turning 26! I’ll be a real adult by then!” Ten years later, I’m figuring out that being 25 and being […]

Savings Snowball Update: Back in Action

What with all the crazy change in my life, it’s got to be time to re-evaluate everything. Especially, I need to rethink my savings goals and how I’ll prioritize them. So it’s time to revisit the ol’ Savings Snowball. For those of you not familiar with the concept, here’s the short version: much like a […]

Savings Snowball: New Year 2010

Ah-hem! It has been brought to my attention that I haven’t done a “Savings Snowball” updates since May of 2009. Thankfully, I’ve been sticking with the snowball since then, just not writing about it at all. There hasn’t been an update because nothing has really changed… until now. When we last left my savings snowball, […]

May Savings Snowball Update

My savings have seen a sort of whirlwind of activity as of late, which made me realize it’s been a while since I last checked in and let you know how things are doing. Well, there’s good news, and there’s bad. Just as a reminder, here’s what my “savings snowball” looked like the last time […]