Three quarters down, one to go. 2017 is rapidly coming to a close. October is one of my favorite months. My wife and I love the fall weather, playoff baseball is back, and some of my favorite holidays are right around the corner. If you recall, at the end of December I set five goals for myself. I knew some of the were stretch goals, but it has been a blast aiming for them anyway. Each quarter Lanny and I review our goals to check our status and see what possible changes may need to be made. Let’s jump in an perform my Q3 goals review.
Hello everyone! I hope that this article finds you well, as you navigate to create a simpler life. We all have so much “stuff” and it’s amazing the amount of resources owning/collecting this “stuff” takes from our lives. I wanted to share my viewpoints on the benefits I have been receiving while getting rid of my belongings, one day at a time. This article hopefully can add value to your life, by seeing the value of having less can do for you emotionally, financially and (for lack of better word) resourcefully.
The first six months definitely have been fun, interesting, lessons have been learned, passions explored and a renewed focus has developed. I cannot wait to look at the half of the year coming up, sort of in a “the glass is half full” kind of way. Learning more about yourself/oneself in a much more rapid pace, but still focusing on the areas that make me happy, as well as the true goal of financial independence. This quarter marks another quarter closer to these goals and I’m excited to talk about what progress was made.
Over the last few weeks, my wife and I have been dealing with a slightly annoying situation at our home that in total, has put us about $100 in the hole. Usually on this site, our non-stock annoyances are a result from the expenses of owning a car or some service provider unexpectedly increase their bill. Not this time though and unfortunately, my wife and I had to bite a $100 bullet and accept the loss.
We all want to make money, and it’s even more fun to make money on the side. Have you ever considered side hustles at home? Ever look around each room and ask yourself, do I still use, need or know what “that” is even for? How many of us have old phones, computers, TVs, clothes that are bursting out of the seems of the walls, within the place we live? This article drives to talk about how create side hustles at home and enjoy the benefits. Benefits, such as, the way to clear out the clutter and put extra capital in our pockets.