Meager Income

Pay Off Debt, Retire Comfortably on Meager Income, Win the Lottery, Not Necessarily in that Order

April 2015 Spending

I’m finally getting around to summarizing my spending for April.  Last month, I finally fixed the brakes on my car.  I might have been able to hold out a little longer but I didn’t think it was worth it to drive around and risk potentially rear-ending another vehicle.  I also want to have better control […]

A look back at my spending in 2014

I am listing my spending here for two main reasons. First, I’ll be able to compare my spending this year to last.  I’ve already captured the data but if I save it to a spreadsheet on my computer I’ll rarely reference it again.  Instead, I’ll display it on this site where I can access it […]

A Look Back at My Spending in 2013

I decided to analyze my spending from 2013. I sorted all of last year’s transactions by merchant and exported it to excel. The reason behind this is that I wanted to see which publicly traded companies provided a service or manufactured a product that I used in 2013. If I like the product or service […]

July 2014 Spending

I wanted to get my spending back on track this month. Unfortunately, I had some maintenance and repair work that needed to be taken care of on my car. My car is getting older but it is completely paid off already. I plan to drive it for several more years while enjoying not having a […]

June 2014 Spending

I would like to start saving more money consistently.  The money that is leftover at the end of the month, I’ll transfer to my brokerage account to purchase stock. I plan on relying heavily on the meager income received from my portfolio to be able to retire early and for spending money during retirement. Unfortunately, […]

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