The Weekend Wonders of 3/4/17

Oh happy weekend!

After working six days in a row this week I’m really happy to get some rest.  I even managed to finagle an extra day off this weekend and won’t be heading back to work until Tuesday.  How awesome it that?

What will I be doing with this extra day, you ask?  Well, there is one thing that has been on my mind lately.  Taxes.  I should really start working on them.  The tax deadline is slowly approaching.

Did you know we get a few extra days to file taxes this year?  The tax deadline is April 18th this year.  The 15th is on a Saturday and the 17th is an observed holiday.  Lucky us!

Welcome to the first edition of the Weekend Wonders!

I want to start featuring articles and blog posts that inspire me, and hopefully inspire you as well!  You know, those posts that you read, and then can’t get out of your head.  This way I’ll have them in an easy to find location and I can easily re-read them whenever I want!

How to Save $50k in One Year

In this blog post , Matt from Distilled Dollar explains in detail how he and his fiancée managed to save over $50,000 last year.  Saving large amounts of money isn’t that difficult if you adopt some of his strategies.   This post even inspired a CNBC article.  Way to go Matt! Continue reading “The Weekend Wonders of 3/4/17”