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Drive my car until it dies

Why I am going to drive my car until it dies!

My car is currently 16 years old which is crazy to many of my friends. They can’t make it 5 years before purchasing a new vehicle. Vehicles are both a blessing and a curse. For most people they are necessary evil and the only way to commute to work. To me it is just a form of transportation that takes me the 1 mile to and from work everyday. Here are the 4 main reasons I am going to drive my car until it dies. The Desire to Not Have a Car Payment This is the big…

Grocery Bills

Why Our Grocery Bills Have Skyrocketed So Far This Month

This past week our grocery bill hit an all time high of 165.11 for a single trip to the grocery store. I’m not going to lie, it was pretty disappointing to see. Our average grocery bills never really hit the $100 mark so this bill was basically double our normal bill. To top it off it all comes down to one thing. My fiancé starting a diet that is a lot like Whole30 with her friends. Her being on a diet means I am now on a diet As everyone in a relationship knows that when…

credit card points

How to make the most out of credit card points

When I started my job a little while back the first thing they recommended that I do was sign up for a few different credit cards. I was a little confused at first. Now though, it makes so much sense. With how much I travel for work purposes I rack up points like crazy. But you don’t have to travel a lot in order to build points. First Credit Card ,The first credit card that I ever signed up for was the Discover 5% cash back card. I got this card my freshman year of college…

Stay Productive

7 Ways to Stay Productive When You Have a Long Commute

Everyday people waste countless hours sitting in a car in traffic on their way to and from work. Much of this time is spent on the phone or listening to music. But it could be spent on self improvement or even a side hustle. Here are 7 solid ways to stay productive when faced with a long commute. Audio books and podcasts Reading is a great way to improve oneself and sharpen the mind. Audiobooks are great for long drives and long commutes. Distilled Dollar even had a recent post on the 4 Money Benefits from any Gym.…

Cut the Cord

Cut the Cord on Cable: How I just saved $1,200 this year

I did it. I finally called it quits on my cable service and cut the cord. And it just hit me how much money I will be saving over the course of this next year by this move alone. Why did I wait so long? The only real reason that I have had cable for the past 3 years is the insanely low bundle rate that I was given when I first signed up. When we first moved into our home I did my research and found the best rates in the area. After calling a…

No Alcohol

The Experiment: 4 Months With No Alcohol

Over the Christmas Holidays this past year I made the decision/bet with myself to abstain from all alcohol until my sisters graduation 4 months later. At the time of the decision I was probably a bottle of red wine in and looking for another. Nonetheless starting on New Years I began my endeavor of no alcohol. What was it like not drinking? First month w/ no alcohol The first half of the month actually flew by. After binge drinking my way through the holidays it was actually a nice cleanse. Skipping past the first few weeks though…