Life has been all sorts of crazy this year - from a breakup to a huge move, another move, and a new relationship, here's what's been going on.

Life has been all sorts of crazy this year - from a breakup to a huge move, another move, and a new relationship, here's what's been going on.Over the past several months, writing a post has been on my mind, but I haven’t been quite sure where to start with it.

A lot has changed this year, and I wasn’t ready to write about many of those changes, especially as they were happening.

But I’ve always been me and I’ve always written about my life on here, so trying to get around that meant there were no words.

Recently, I’ve felt this itch to write something grow stronger, but then the obstacle was finding the time.

Of course, we can’t magically discover additional time and slide it into our day, so I’m forcing the time right now.

Better late than never, right?

I’m going to take a stab at writing down all the major, crazy changes I’ve experienced, and since this is a personal finance blog, I’ll also let you know how these changes have impacted my financial situation.

Let’s start off with a bang, shall we?

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Words can't describe how amazing FinCon15 was! I got to meet many more people than I did last year, have the experience working a booth, and party.

This weekend was absolutely amazing. I’m going to tell you all right now, there are no words to properly describe the experience I had at this FinCon. I think that’s an accurate representation of how much things have changed for me since last year. Why? Last year I had no idea what I was in for. I had quit my job to relocate to Charlotte only a few months beforehand. I was finding my footing as a freelancer, and felt insecure in this space. Sure,…Continue Reading “FinCon15 Experience: Amazing”

Let me take you back to an incident that occurred last week. R and I had been planning on taking a morning walk, but those plans died when we went outside. We left our apartment and started walking down the breezeway. R was walking ahead of me, and paused to look the parking lot. Oh no, I heard him mutter. That’s our car… Wondering what in the world he could be talking about, I raced up next to him. My car looked fine…wait, what was that…Continue Reading “How I Overcame an Unexpected Expense”