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Targeted Savings Account Calculation: Cars through Aug2013

Targeted Savings Account Calculation: Cars through Aug2013

This weekend I re-projected the amount of money we need to save monthly into our Cars targeted savings account.  I’d like to share my method with you so that you can see as an example how we decide how much to save into each savings account.  The Cars account is a good one for this exercise because the payments we make out of it are very well-defined (unlike Travel or Appearance) but they’re shifting a … Read entire article »

Filed under: budgeting, cars, targeted savings

Weekly Update 6

This week was spring break at our university and while we didn’t take off work, we did take things a bit easy and tried to catch as much of the ACC tournament as we could.  Unfortunately, our team is not going to the finals of the tournament, but I’m still planning to watch tomorrow.  Several top-ranked teams lost over the last few days so I don’t feel toooooo bad.  We had friends over to watch the semifinals so that’s always fun. I started doing research for a post on the “earned income” aspect of Roth IRA contributions for an upcoming Roth IRA blitz posting that Jeff Rose at Good Financial Cents is organizing.  I tried to track down the sources of my funding for my four years in grad school by … Read entire article »

Filed under: weekly update