Hello, and welcome to 2018!
What a long, strange year was 2017. And what a perfect example of just how tough it can be to predict where life will take you.
Twelve months ago, Kim and I were firmly ensconced in our penthouse condo in southeast Portland. We had recently returned from our 15-month RV trip across the United States. After a long stretch struggling to re-acclimate to every day life, both of us had developed routines. She was working regularly at several local dental practices, while I had found my groove writing at Money Boss.
When I sat down to do my 2016 year-end review, I found that I'd earned $4233.36 in revenue from blogging. My goal for 2017 was to triple revenue. I also wanted to write 120 articles — about one every three days. Lastly, I intended to track every penny I earned and spent during the year, and to report about my financial habits for everyone to see.
As regular readers know, things didn't go as planned. [Read more…]