When Jay and I were newly dating and neither of us had any cash, nor any credit, but we were in need of a second car... we were at a crossroads and we had to do something. Here's my crash course on finance/lending that turned our situation around.
Let’s stop feeling broke in 2020, mkay? If you’re off work or just hanging out between Xmas and NYE, then use this weekend to sit down and think things through. Here’s some things I’ve created a plan to save for in the new year. -Christmas: I’m putting $60 a month aside for holiday spending again [...]
Get organized in 2020. Here’s how I deposit and manage my paychecks every single week.
Around the age of 9 years old, I stumbled across what would arguably the strongest addiction I have ever had: The Sims. Fifteen years later, I realized a pattern that each of my sim families always shared: Money, and loneliness. Here's the financial lessons I learned from my favorite video game of all time. At [...]
On July 28th, he came over to my house and had dinner with us. The very next day, I got a call saying that my mother found him on the floor at home and he was being rushed to the emergency room. We found out that he suffered a devastating brain stroke. On August 1, [...]
I've been lying to you all. I'm not quite 100% debt free. Here's why I am still paying off my car. If you've been anywhere near this blog in the last year, it's no secret that I lost my job over the summer of 2018. I've mentioned it in plenty of my finance [...]
If you've ever sat around a bonfire with me, I have probably asked you this question: "What was a B.C / A.D moment in your life where you realized one period of your life was over and a new one was beginning?" Next week, my husband and I celebrate our first full year in our [...]