December 2021 Financial Update:

Happy New Year! Let’s hope 2022 is a bit kinder to us than 2020 and 2021… Honestly, for me, 2020 & 2021 were neutral, boring years. I really didn’t do much other than work, read, & write. January 1st, 2022 is my two year anniversary of running this blog! So, thank you for reading &Continue reading “December 2021 Financial Update:”

November 2021 Financial Update:

For us, November was a chill month. I mostly just cleaned & worked on my blog and Instagram. Then we had Thanksgiving with our families, that’s about it. I did decide to start up my easeyourfinancialpayne TikTok account again. Our investments went down a bit because the market is down, which is fine. We’re focusingContinue reading “November 2021 Financial Update:”

October 2021 Financial Update:

October 1st feels like it was three months ago, not one month. The beginning of October, for lack of a better phrase, was a cluster f**k. After freaking out a bit & doing some research, I calmed down again. Since losing my job, I have been working on the easeyourfinancialpayne Instagram usually daily, as wellContinue reading “October 2021 Financial Update:”

September 2021 Financial Update:

So… I wrote this blog post, and mere hours later I unexpectedly lost my job. This changes things a lot. It’s really funny reading this post & editing it now because of how things have drastically changed in just a few hours. It just goes to show that you can’t predict the future, but youContinue reading “September 2021 Financial Update:”

Reaching Partial Financial Independence:

I made a post on July 7th, 2021 called: You Are a Lot Closer to Your Ideal Lifestyle Than You Think.. and it turned out to be very true. Now that we sold my husband’s vehicle, we have accomplished everything on my “dream life/ideal lifestyle” list that is near the bottom of the aforementioned blog post.Continue reading “Reaching Partial Financial Independence:”

August 2021 Financial Update:

August has been the busiest month of the year so far for us. I had so many work events, I had 3 at the same casino an hour & a half away from me all within a week of each other. We went to a waterpark (hour & 1/2 away) for 2 nights with myContinue reading “August 2021 Financial Update:”

July 2021 Financial Update:

Hello & Welcome back to Ease Your Financial Payne! In July, my husband & I both got raises! I got a very large one, but now I need to set aside more money for taxes since I am legally self employed. I am also probably going to receive a large bonus check in December ifContinue reading “July 2021 Financial Update:”

June 2021 Financial Update:

Hello & Welcome back! In June, we wrapped up our first season of the podcast which is exciting & I’m starting a new work role as of today! My new job position is going to be a lot, I just hope I succeed at it. I will finally officially be an insurance agent & haveContinue reading “June 2021 Financial Update:”

May 2021 Financial Update:

It’s officially been one year since my first financial update! Let’s see where we were financially in May 2020: Our Current Numbers as of June 1st 2020: $16,814 Invested $10,028 In Savings No HSA (will get one Oct. 2022 when we can) -$150,279 Total Debt (House and Car) Some things that happened this month.. ourContinue reading “May 2021 Financial Update:”

April 2021 Financial Update:

Hello & Welcome back to Ease Your Financial Payne! Spring weather is finally here so we’ve spent quite a lot of time outside this month. It feels so amazing to finally get some natural vitamin D again! Some things that happened this month: Brandon (my husband) is now fully vaccinated and so is a lotContinue reading “April 2021 Financial Update:”