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Monthly Archives: January 2017
This is our tree. It is big. Notice the two-story homes around it? It seriously dwarfs the neighborhood. I love this tree. I believe it is some sort of spruce. It has adorably droopy needles and makes a great alcove for … Continue reading
Positive feedback is known to have a direct correlation to self-worth just as power of suggestion can be used to drive results. Children can teach us a lot about the power of suggestion and since I am a personal financial … Continue reading
Despite being rather indulgent with luxurious vacations and collectible cars, we finished the year strong with a net worth increase of $208,884! How was this possible with an income of $151,000 ? Let’s break it down:
In 2016, we buckled down for a full year of reduced spending in the TJL household. Weekly, I diligently recorded every expense, every cash advance, every spendy child-related activity. The final tally…. A very respectable $43,208 !