Savings Tips, Tricks, and Mortgage Paydown Mastery!
Early 30's frugal Midwesterner.
Happily Married, homeowner, landlord, and puppy mama.
*Get back to mortgage only debt
*Continue to make additional payments to goals each month
Goal Priority List for 2017
*Pay in cash for vacation to Laughlin
*Pay in cash for Vegas trip for SIL 21st BD
*Still have total savings at/above $5K at the end of the year
*Payoff Mom Loan ($24,107.25)
*Store Loan (From $10,094.05 to $7,116.12)
*Rental #1 Mortgage (From $85,917.82 to $83,800.00)
*Rental #2 Mortgage (From $154,200.00 to $149,990.00)
*Our House (From $251,325.62 to $246,688.21)
*Stretch Goal - Total Debt from $525,644.74 to $490,000.
Total debt progress so far in 2017 ($525,644.74 - $522,251.76) = $3,392.98 paid off this year
*Continue contributing 6% to 401K
*Research and review allocations of ROTH and make appropriate adjustments
*Lose 50 lbs (As of 2/28 down 14lbs)
*Be positive and thankful for what I have
*Complete minor repairs at Rental #1 (hole in wall)
*Find renter for whole house at Rental #2
*Complete minor repairs at Rental #2 (porch step, landscaping)
*Plant bigger/better garden at new house
*Live a positive life
*Be the best person I can be
Good job purging and wow! you do get a lot of shoes into that shoe rack! Would you consider the 'new item in - old item out theory? Like new white mule style heels in - old pair white mules out?
Would you find it helpful to put all biege jackets in a group, all red jackets in a group etc? DH is our 'clothes horse' and hangs stuff from lightest to darkest color. All the stuff gets worn because it goes to the end of it's specific category each time.