In 2016, we set a resolution to have a “thrifty” year. This meant being mindful and intentional about where we spent our money and our time. As we kick off 2017, we’re going to stretch ourselves even further and attempt something big: a year of buying nothing new.
We started the year with a one-word resolution - Thrifty. Did we stick to our resolution? How did we do on our goals and values for this year?
This week, we’ve got another great guest post; this one from Jacob Merkley at PowerOverLife. Jacob’s going to share some great lessons he learned from his grandparents about what not to do with your finances.
There are lots of online mortgage refinancing calculators for “normal” people. Thrifty rockstars like you and I might feel a bit left out though because most calculators don’t include our particular situations. If you find that’s the case, my “Ultimate Refinancing Calculator” might just be what you’re looking for.
Just a couple years ago, we were wasting thousands of dollars every year and had no idea how to make things better. Now, we’re riding a financial high; our spending is at an all-time low and our net worth is up 25% over the last twelve months. What changed? What allowed us to get where we’re at today?
I'm on a mission to get our family debt-free (including our mortgage) by 2020.
We're getting there through frugality, minimalism, and a whole bunch of awesome spreadsheets.