Berkshire Hathaway 50th Anniversary Swag Giveaway

May 11, 2015

Earlier this month I attended the 50th Anniversary Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder’s meeting. This shareholder meeting is a huge event and this year was the biggest one yet. An estimated 40,000 people came to Omaha to attend the meeting. I had a great time at the meeting. I will write more about the meeting in […]

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Some Strategies for Paying Off My Student Loan

May 8, 2015

Paying off my student loan is going to be a humongous task which will take several years. My goal is to have it paid off in less than ten years. I’d like to pay it off quicker than that, but even the ten-year goal is a stretch based on my current finances. My expenses are […]

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April Expenses – $1212.29

May 7, 2015

Here is a breakdown of my expenses for April. Household $404.32 Entertainment $90 Transportation $310.62 Food $99.29 Student Loan $183.15 Travel $0.80 Phone $26.30 Health $97.81 Total $1212.29   My April expenses were not too bad considering I bought a car and took a vacation to Niagara Falls. If it weren’t for the six month […]

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Niagara Falls Trip Report

May 6, 2015

After the end of tax season my GF and I took a weekend vacation to Niagara Falls. If you have been reading this blog for very long then you know we did not spend very much on this vacation. Our total spent for three nights hotel, two round-trip tickets from KC to Buffalo, three days […]

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April Income – $2747.38

May 4, 2015

Here is a breakdown of my income for April. Online Income $105 Interest $2.53 Cash Back $45.06 Amazon FBA $159.91 Jobs $2434.88 Total $2747.38   April was a good month for income. It should have been a little better. I was expecting to receive two full paychecks in April. Unfortunately, I missed three days plus […]

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Paying Off My Student Loans

May 1, 2015

I have decided to pay off my student loans. This is something I’ve been considering since last year. After doing some calculations on a student loan calculator I saw that when my student loans are finally forgiven under the income-based repayment plan I would owe almost six figures in tax on the forgiven amount. Financially, […]

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