August is over so I am frantically trying to put together my monthly update before heading to Washington, D.C. August is always one of the busiest months of the year for me as the new academic year starts. I spent most of my working time this month in meetings, prepping courses and developing instructional materials, meeting students, and teaching classes. On top of that I devoted a lot of time on my research which had me writing almost every day. My oldest daughter also started elementary school adding an additional drop-off and pick-up every day. Needless to say, this left little time or cognitive energy to spend writing posts and articles for my blog, but I expect that to improve over the next few months.
Income was fairly stable this month, but we were able to increase our retirement account contributions thanks to making the last tuition payment for our youngest child’s preschool. Luckily we will not have to make another payment until 2020. From a financial perspective we mostly just stayed on track, so I will just jump right into our monthly update…[Read more…] about August 2019 Project Update, Net Worth: $953,481