Adventures in Savings

Disclaimer – I am not a licensed investor, nor do I know shit about investing. These are my personal, non professional opinions, and I’m 95% sure they are completely wrong. Never take any advice about investing from a web developer! Like seriously. You would deserve to lose all of your money if you did. Also, if you don’t have enough money to pay off your high interest debts you don’t have money to play in the stock market. Use your common sense, people.

Who ever said saving money wasn’t fun!?

I’m pretty sure almost everyone has, but that is because they haven’t made it a game.

For the last 6 months, I have been rounding up my spare change with Acorns, a robovesting app-first service that lets you chose your level of risk. On top of that, I have been putting $500 – 1000 away into a savings account and started cutting things out of our budget.

Starting today, I’m going to start documenting my adventures in Savings. Once a month, I will list how much money I have in my various accounts to help hold myself accountable to my family goals (retirement, buying a home, rainy day funds, etc.). Continue reading “Adventures in Savings”

Adventures in Xamarin.Forms: Xamarin.Forms.DependencyService

This is the first installment of a semi regular series of posts chronicling my attempt at learning Xamarin.Forms. It will be a bumpy and messy ride, so wear your seat belts and bring a change of clothes. But not only will this be my first steps in Xamarin brand big-boy shoes, it is also my first time using a Mac, so yeah, lets get started! Continue reading “Adventures in Xamarin.Forms: Xamarin.Forms.DependencyService”