We’ve all been the victim of an all too convincing sales pitch at one point or another in our lives. Whether you’re shopping for a car or a home appliance, salesmen certainly have their way with words and can persuade you to spend money you don’t have. No matter how much you think you can […]
Every one of us has made mistakes with our money, and we will continue to make mistakes in the future. These are indisputable facts, however the way we react to these mistakes is critical in our ability to grown and improve as human beings. We all encounter budget failures caused by overspending. The same methodology can […]
Recently, I wrote about how contentment is the ultimate financial principle that everyone should have. Being content with what your situation, the stuff you already own, and the career you already have, is such an amazing skill to practice, but do not confuse contentment with complacency. Being content with what you have doesn’t mean you can simply […]
In recent years, there’s been a trend toward following our passions and doing work we love. At least, we hear a lot about finding ways to get paid to do work that we like. However, that trend might be on the verge of a chance, if a recent survey is any indication.
The other day, my boyfriend and I were in Home Depot, since we’re in the process of moving and need to get some boxes. Before we arrived at the store, we decided we needed exactly 10 medium sized boxes. The only thing was that they were all out of the medium and only had small and […]
For most of my life, my mother has been the sole breadwinner in our household. My dad has health issues and stopped working when I was a teenager. Seeing my mom work hard and pay for everything on her own was simultaneously inspiring and frustrating. I admired her hard work and her ability to bring […]