Amazon.com’s Prime Day for 2022 will occur on July 12-13. While I think the first couple of Prime Day events were the best, I am usually able to find some good buys each year on things that I would have ...

I’m already a frugal person, but I am soon joining the ranks of the Great Resignation and will be taking a bit of a sabbatical.  I haven’t yet figured out my next steps – be it a new job, a ...

According to Consumer Reports, the average cell phone bill for 2 people is now at least $100. The phone bill per month for one person starts at $65 and is often around $85 for an unlimited plan once you include ...

Today, the Biden administration announced a ban on imports of Russian oil to the United States as a result of increasing sanctions against the Russian Federation for the unlawful war against Ukraine. Without getting into the politics of the decision, ...

This past month continued on the right path financially, with an updated net worth figure of $20,269. This is an increase of $68,497 since starting The Money Sloth blog in mid-2020. Ever since reaching a positive net worth in May ...

This marks the third month in a row that I have maintained a positive net worth! I started my FIRE journey exactly one year ago with a  net worth of -$48,228. Today, I can report that my net worth has ...

The past month was a great one financially, on several fronts. Not only were stock market returns very favorable, but I finally received several thousand dollars that I was owed from the IRS for tax years 2019 and 2020, in ...

Entertainment expenses can be a major source of budgetary stress as the costs of these activities continue to climb. With the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic I’ve seen my at-home entertainment spending increase considerably while pulling back on more public activities like ...

This is a month I’ve been looking forward to since starting to document my financial progress on The Money Sloth. I finally have a positive net worth! It’s almost surreal to suddenly go from over a decade of having a ...

2020 has been a challenging year for so many different reasons. A pandemic that is sweeping the globe, and doing enormous economic damage to the United States. Tens of millions of Americans out of work, with no end in sight ...