Accountability: October 2013

Profile I am twenty-nine years old. I work as an associate production manager and my yearly salary is $38,000. I live on a train most of the year and stay with my parents for free during my vacations, so I have no rent or utilities to pay other than a $50 a month internet fee…

Budget 101: Monthly Budgets

Now that we have a snapshot of our current financial picture and a grasp on our financial goals, it’s time to get down to the nitty gritty of financial organization – the monthly budget. To start your monthly budget, enter in your current checking account balance at the top of the month, your income, your…

Accountability: September 2013

I recently came across an awesome website called Consumerism Commentary. It was started by a guy named Luke where he essentially just kept logging his net worth as an accountability tool. After several years, it gained popularity and now he has several other people doing the same thing and several professionals who provide commentary on…