April Expenses – $1710.89

May 12, 2016

Here is a breakdown of my expenses for April. Household $413.18 Entertainment $12.15 Transportation $0.00 Food $292.57 Student Loan $37.71 Travel $286.91 Phone $36.79 Health $631.58 Total $1710.89   My April expenses were higher than normal. This was mainly due to the cost of my colonoscopy and medicine. The travel expense of $286.91 also inflated […]

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Back from Hike . . . For Now

May 11, 2016

Last week I returned home from my hike on the Appalachian Trail. My intention when I started the hike was to hike until I reached the end of the trail in Maine. Instead I stopped the hike after three weeks of hiking.  Based on my past hikes it appears that three weeks is about as […]

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I’m Still Hiking

April 26, 2016

This is just an update to let everyone know that I haven’t abandoned the blog. I’m still hiking and don’t have time to post while hiking. When I finish the blog will resume as normal. So far I’ve hiked 131 of the 853 miles needed to complete my journey. It has been slow going, but […]

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How I Got a $100 Gas Card for $76

April 11, 2016

I was able to get a $100 gas card for $76 by stacking four discounts. This post will provide an illustration of how I got this deal. Although you probably won’t be able to do the same exact deal described in this post following the process outlined in this example will allow you to buy […]

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Betterment Review

April 5, 2016

Betterment is an automated investing service that provides smart investment decisions to customers who want a better way to manage their money. Their revolutionary software helps people reach their financial goals through efficiency, for a low cost. I opened an account with them a few years ago when they were offering a sign up bonus. […]

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April 2016 Net Worth Update

April 4, 2016

In order to keep track of my financial progress or lack of progress I have decided to calculate my net worth each month. My net worth as of today (4/4/2016) is as follows. Assets Cash – $3145.39 IRA – $22,447.78 Roth IRA – $9832.84 Loan – $0 Car/Stuff – $5000 Liabilities Credit Card – $0 […]

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