September 2013 Modest Money Blog Update 31 Comments
Well it’s been a while since I wrote one of these blog update posts. I bet you’ve dearly missed these random ramblings about my personal life ðŸ˜‰
Recently I announced that I got engaged and bought a condo. So I guess the big things are already off the table. Still there has been a lot going on lately.
We’re pretty much all settled into our new condo now. Well actually there’s a bunch of things we need to eventually buy, but that can wait until our finances are a bit more comfortable. I think we’ll be at that point pretty soon…I sure hope so anyway. If not I might have to get a bit more aggressive with earning some online income…gotta use that webcam for something, right? lol
It is nice to have all of the random paperwork and running around taken care of. The home buying process was way more stressful than it needed to be. Luckily we shouldn’t have to go through that all again for quite a while. Instead we can settle down a bit and really make this our home.
The annual financial blogger conference is just around the corner, but I admit I wasn’t too excited about it. With everything else going on, it was just something I hadn’t had time to think about. This week though some e-mails started showing up in my inbox about the FinCon schedule.
Now that I’ve had a chance to go through the agenda, I’m getting pretty stoked about going. I figured I was mostly going to meet up with a bunch of great bloggers and that the presentations would be a little weak. There’s actually some very interesting topics being covered by very qualified people.
I’ve never been to a conference like this. So I don’t know exactly what to expect, but it’s shaping up to be a great time.
You’ve probably noticed that I’ve been regularly been publishing various reviews on my blog lately. I know it doesn’t make for very good commenting posts. It is part of my monetization strategy though. I might as well use my SEO skills and work at getting some affiliate income coming in.
I would really appreciate help fellow bloggers could provide in that respect. That includes social shares or links to those pages. So if I’ve ever helped you out with anything, now’s your chance to help me out.
Our Sadistic Cat
Ok this doesn’t have much to me. It turns out that our cat really misses being an outdoor cat. Despite living in a highrise condo, he somehow managed to catch a bird Thursday morning.
As I was working away on the computer he dropped it on the floor beside. Since he whines a lot, I was totally oblivious and kept on working. It wasn’t until my fiance came into the room and freaked out that I actually saw it.
Luckily our cat did enough damage that the bird wasn’t flying around, but he did leave a trail of feathers. Also I was forced to deal with a half dead bird. Not the best way to start the morning, but I was pretty proud of our little hunter.