I wrote to my elected officials sharing how I support broad-based student loan forgiveness. If you don’t write to yours. It’s easy to confirm who your elected officials are and nearly all their websites have built in “contact me” forms. It’s good practice to help ensure your voice is heard and they work to support […]
February's net worth update for the Money Prowess household shows no major changes from January 2021.
I’ve previously noted that Ebay is the perfect side hustle. I haven’t sold anything on it in ages. But I turned to it again this year and wanted to share why and some numbers. One Way to Quickly Earn Cash One impact of the pandemic is that credit markets began to tighten. Credit card balance […]
I didn’t really do New Year’s resolutions this year, but I did whisper some goals to myself. I would like to be better about posting. I will likely fail at that goal. And fast. Anyone want to take bets? Whatever your goals, be kind to yourself Last year was a bit rough. This year may […]
Since my last net worth update was from April 2019, I’m going to cover where we started off financially in 2020 and where we ended up by the end of the year.
I’ve fallen off the grid on posting net worth as we’ve been consumed with flipping one of our units into a short term rental. We’re up and live on Airbnb. It’s been about one month that we’ve been available for rent on Airbnb and boy do we already have stories. First, sprucing up a neglected […]
Apparently, I compiled my net worth update for March 2019 and then never posted it. I saw that I hadn’t updated online since November and realized I needed to call out that I received a small stock windfall before I posted numbers showing a wild swing in fortunes. And so, best intentions became regretted delays. […]
Do you remember the Monopoly Community Chest card that says “From Sale of Stock you get $45”? Well, sometimes those windfalls happen in real life too. I got $41,194.20 from a stock payout late last year. Here’s how I spent it: I wrote a $6,000 check to pay back a short-term loan from a family […]