Stacey Davis is an estate and trust administration paralegal based in New York’s capital region. She has a passion for writing, self-improvement, and creating.
- So, can a Budget Planner REALLY help me? [Final thoughts]I have come to the end of my budgeting experiment. See my prior posts HERE, HERE, HERE… I learned quite a bit about myself by using that little Walmart budget planner. Forcing myself to write out everything I spent held me accountable to my goals of minimizing my purchases, condensing purchases when necessary, prioritizing my… Continue reading So, can a Budget Planner REALLY help me? [Final thoughts]
- But seriously: Can I get by without an emergency fund?If you have been following my more recent posts, they relate to budgeting, money-management, and learning more about my personal relationship with money. The importance of an emergency fund is no joke. However, according to Next Advisor, 40% of Americans do not even have the funds to cover a $400 emergency, and 70% of the… Continue reading But seriously: Can I get by without an emergency fund?
- Relationships in my 30’s: How is it I’m finding myself but losing others?Later this year, I turn 38 – my 20th year high school reunion, if we were to have one. While I feel as if I know less and less about life the older I get…I do know that since nearing my mid-30’s, I am cautious about meeting new people. I like that word – “cautious”,… Continue reading Relationships in my 30’s: How is it I’m finding myself but losing others?
- Is Financial Freedom an achievable goal for the average person?If the title piqued your interest and you were hoping I would have all the secrets…that may very well be in someone else’s blog! I don’t believe the answer is the true point. Instead, I think the point lies in what I get to learn about myself during the journey. In the short span of… Continue reading Is Financial Freedom an achievable goal for the average person?
- April Review: What did I learn? What can I improve in May?I have been looking forward to writing this post because I felt very good about April. Was it perfect? No. Have I learned everything I hoped to? Also no. Did I feel like I did my best? Yes. Before I delve into the details of my April budget tracking, I would like to admit I… Continue reading April Review: What did I learn? What can I improve in May?