Travel Rewards Update #2: A look at our Credit Score and Over another $2,000 in Savings

Travel Rewards Update #2: A look at our Credit Score and Over another $2,000 in Savings

Last October, we jumped into travel rewards and we benefited greatly! We continue to follow our plan laid out in October of 2018, with modifications here and there. This article is a review of what our plan looked like at the start, a breakdown of the steps we have taken today, the travel redeemed and a look at how our credit score was affected due to travel rewards.

How Did We Increase the Amount We Save Each Month?

How Did We Increase the Amount We Save Each Month?

With two kids in the house and both of them in daycare, I was really expecting our savings to decrease. However, we have taken some huge steps to make sure that our savings has the ability to increase this year. I mentioned a little bit about our changes at the beginning of the year, but I will refresh your memory. Last year, Our focus was mortgage payoff. We didn’t focus as much on retirement savings or taking advantage of tax deferred accounts. This year, however, we have made a change in our plan. This change has allowed us to increase our savings by utilizing tax-deferred accounts.