Net Worth Statement – June 30, 2016

net worth statement - June 30, 2016

Yikes, it looks like my Net Worth Statements are coming out later and later as the months go by! This last weekend has been exceptionally busy – despite it being a long weekend, it felt shorter than other “short” weekends.… Continue Reading

Can this really be? We’re finally DEBT FREE!!!

we're finally debt free!!!

At 7:30 Friday morning, with one eye still shut, I logged into our bank account to check how much I’d been paid. Last week, I had calculated that as long as my take home pay was over $1,300, we’d have… Continue Reading

Even baby steps are steps in the right direction…

debt - May 28

Ever since we found out I was pregnant just over 3 weeks ago, it seems like our progress on paying off our Home Equity Line of Credit debt has come to a screeching halt. Although that’s not technically true, in the… Continue Reading

How pregnancy affects your finances

how pregnancy affects finances

Two weeks ago, we were on such a roll in getting our debt paid off. In the 5 weeks prior, we had paid off $8,293.87 of our debt ($4,183.96 had been our tax refund). We had gone from $14,777 at… Continue Reading

Weeks away from being Debt Free thanks to our Tax Refund!

HELOC - May 3

I don’t usually post updates on non-Pay Days but since my tax refund had finally come in as well, I couldn’t wait until Friday to update! My tax refund was actually quite similar to that of Mr. Unchained’s (which is… Continue Reading

Net Worth Statement – April 30, 2016

april net worth statement

I’m so pleased with our progress this month! Our Net Worth for April is $506,607.53, an increase of $8,366.63 since the March Net Worth Statement ($498,303.90). This is an even bigger increase than what we achieved last month ($5,779.72). Related: Net… Continue Reading

April 1, 2016 Progress Update and the $11,000 milestone!

HELOC - April 1

Today was such an epic day on so many fronts. It: Marked the end of my 56 hour work-week, which is nothing short of an achievement in my opinion given the Idiopathic Hypersomnia Was Pay Day, which is always an… Continue Reading

Early Pay Day and the $12,000 milestone!

early pay day

Pay Day came early this week in the Unchained household – thanks to Good Friday, Mr. Unchained’s Pay Day got pulled up from Friday to today! And as the incredibly juicy cherry on top, his paycheck was $600 higher than I had… Continue Reading

March 18, 2016 Progress Update

Balance Sheet - March 18

This post is a little bit delayed because last night, we attended the engagement party we had previously been stuck on how much to budget for a gift. (We ended up giving $100.) This week’s paycheck was significantly lower than my… Continue Reading