Today is my birthday, so I thought some personal boasting was in place. I know articles like this typically start with “it is not about me, but you, the reader,” but seriously, unless I am giving the money away (I’m not), saving helps… mostly me :).
A while back I read a very inspirational article by Kate McCulley (Adventurous Kate), on how she saved 13k in 7 months. At the time, I was in the middle of my own savings journey and thought, “When I’m done, I should tell my story too!” After all, there is more than one way to do it, and the more methods out there the better.
Whether or not this gives you ideas on how to save money to achieve your goals is not really my objective here. I know people are stubborn and don’t change easily, so I am not here to convince anyone of anything. I’m just going to tell you how and why I did it. Read more