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The Lady

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Name:
The Lady in the Black
Category:
Debt
Tags:
positivity, tax debt, planning, life goals, savings
Start Year:
2017

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Location:
Long Beach, California, United States
Age:
40s
Race:
White
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Profession:
Writer
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Latest Blog Posts

For those of my readers familiar with my financial situation, you know that The Lady in the Black’s has an evil personal finance nemesis. In the end, she concludes it’s not always about the victory…or the defeat. Everyday financial battles are waged everyday, somewhere in between win and lose. Personal finance nemesis? (Yes, I’m excited... Continue Reading The post Personal Finance Nemesis: The Lady Fights the Good Fight appeared first on ...
Posted: Apr 17 2018 @ 10:54 PM
For those of my readers familiar with my financial situation, you know that The Lady in the Black’s has an evil personal finance nemesis. In the end, she concludes it’s not always about the victory…or the defeat. Everyday financial battles are waged everyday, somewhere in the middle of win and lose. Personal finance nemesis? (Yes,... Continue Reading The post Personal Finance Nemesis: The Lady Fights the Good Fight appeared first on ...
Posted: Apr 17 2018 @ 10:54 PM
Managing personal finances can be a struggle. It can also be one of the most empowering exercises you can do for yourself. However, for The Lady in the Black, managing her finances is a continuing saga of both. There are lots of competent and capable personal finance bloggers who admit to the occasional “whoopsies” financial... Continue Reading The post Owning My Personal Bullshit: The Lady’s Steaming Hot Pile of Financial Confessions ...
Posted: Mar 09 2018 @ 5:44 PM
The Lady in the Black partners with her 9-year old daughter to craft four stories that hold important financial lessons for kids as well as for adults. As with all fairy tales, our story begins with “once upon a time.” ONCE UPON A TIME… …there were four money trees. Their names were Cash, Penny, Benjamin,... Continue Reading ...
Posted: Jan 07 2018 @ 5:22 AM
Happy New Year! The Lady in the Black had an interesting experience in drafting her financial goals for 2018. It’s not as easy as making a list, is it'  2018 Financial Goals: Draft 1 A few weeks ago, I was inspired to write down my financial goals for 2018. I took a little time out... Continue Reading ...
Posted: Jan 01 2018 @ 1:44 PM
As the year draws to a close, The Lady in the Black grades her financial achievements (and failures) over the past 12 months. Spoiler alert: It’s not straight A’s but it ain’t too shabby either.  The Lady’s 2017 Financial Report Card As I’ve said before, this blog was started as a way for me to... Continue Reading ...
Posted: Dec 30 2017 @ 11:57 PM
The Lady in the Black is celebrating 6 months as an investor. When a Lady such as myself (single, investing naive, and a little financially blonde) places herself in the open market, it’s natural to want to play the field, right' Ok, fine. Whatever. Some might call me a promiscuous investor.  Truth is, when it... Continue Reading ...
Posted: Nov 28 2017 @ 7:51 AM
In honor of Thanksgiving, The Lady in the Black lists the financial things she’s most grateful for. Spoiler alert: it’s not all about the money. As background, it’s probably good to remind my readers that in February 2016 I was essentially homeless. I was fired from my job, living in a state with no nearby... Continue Reading ...
Posted: Nov 22 2017 @ 10:24 AM
The Lady in the Black recently took a hiatus from blogging. Now she’s back to mix more science with personal finance. This time she’s delving into the world of physics and the realm of Newtonian finance.  As this is my first blog post after a bit of a hiatus, I’d love to say that I’ve... Continue Reading ...
Posted: Nov 16 2017 @ 1:08 PM
I’ve been fairly obsessed with emergency preparedness lately. The way I see it Mother Nature has just cause to be pissed. But I’m a mom, too, and plan to take care of my own. You can’t prepare for everything…but you can be more prepared than most. The Lady in the Black’s Emergency Preparedness CAUTION: Before... Continue Reading ...
Posted: Oct 15 2017 @ 12:58 PM

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