When you first enter the workforce, the feeling of earning your own money can be as exhilarating as it is liberating. For the first time, you have money in your pocket that you made, not that was given to you. Unfortunately, a downside of earning your first paycheck is that you see how much is […]
Short-term loaning companies have recently been under great scrutiny. While there have been some companies that have taken unfair advantage of their customers by providing loans that they knew that the applicant would be unable to pay back while charging outrageous interest rates and penalties, this fact does not apply to every short-term lending agency […]
I was out recently when a bartender and I struck up a conversation about investing. I told him that I recently opened a solo 401k and have really started getting more heavily involved with investing, even though it’s one of my financial fears. He was a wealth of knowledge on the subject! Our talk made […]
The holiday season is upon us! With just over three weeks left in 2016, this is the time of year many bloggers step away from the computer for a holiday break. What does is mean to be unreachable in our 24/7 society when your business revolves around being available online?
The end 2016 is right around the corner. What a doozy of a year it’s been! (RIP Prince.) It’s easy to skip over December, with the holidays, traveling, and next year right in sight. I like to set financial goals not just for 2017, but for December itself. It’s the last month to wring something […]
Hi friends. Big news tonight. Firstly, let me say thank you. Thank you for reading my blog and following along with my journey for the last two years. This blog changed my life. Now it’s time for me to #bravelygo to the next step.
One of my long-standing resolutions has been to work on my image. I’m a jeans and t-shirt, hair in a high bun, no make up kind of girl. I’ve simply never been into fashion, and that’s ok with me. But if we’re being honest here, it’s getting a little less ok with me. While I […]
At the beginning of November, a friend and I sat down together and pledged to give the Whole30 food plan a shot. We both wanted to eat more consciously, and consume fewer carbs and less sugar. Whole30, with its focus on vegetables and stringent rejection of carbs, sugar, alcohol and processed foods, seemed to be […]
Trump got elected. We all woke up today and realized that a year of fear mongering and bigoted speeches worked. American politics took a turn that I never thought possible. To everyone who finds their way here I say this: today is a sad day for the United States. For possibly the first time in […]