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Should You Date Someone Because of Money? The arguments for and against...

Should You Date Someone Because of Money?

  This is a two-part series on dating & money. To read part one, click here. You’ve both swiped right and after a few messages back and forth, you’ve finally decided to meet for drinks. When you see him at the bar for the first time, there are a lot of reasons you might be … Continued

When Should You Dump Someone Because of Money Problems? Before making any big decisions, be sure to consider these three things...

Would (and Should) You Dump Someone Because of Money Problems?

  You’ve found the perfect guy. He’s smart and attractive. Check. Your family loves him. Double check. And as an added bonus, you two have the exact same sense of humor. But after six months of dating heaven, you discover a problem – his financial situation sucks. His checking account is constantly overdrawn, his five-figure credit … Continued

Why your net worth is the most meaningful and comprehensive metric for tracking your financial health. And 73 percent of millennials don't know theirs!

The Most Important Money Metric 73% of Millennials Don’t Know

  There’s a never-ending list of things you should be doing with your money— growing your income, slashing your expenses and saving for retirement. It can be hard to keep up and even harder to understand if you’re on the right track. Between student loan payments, wedding funds, dreams of travel and career advancement, the … Continued

What Millennials NEED to Know About Net Worth - It's Not About The Number, It's About These Money Habits...

What Millennials Need to Know About Net Worth

  There are only two things that really matter when it comes to worth – self-worth and net worth. How you feel about yourself and the value you place on your time are indicators of self-worth. Remember the time you finally stood up for yourself at work and demanded credit for the projects you completed? … Continued

Managing your money isn't about savings, investments, budgeting or the money itself, it's about using your money as a tool to afford a lifestyle you love

How to AFFORD a Lifestyle You Love

  As a broke twenty something trying to ‘make it’ in NYC, I remember feeling like everything was outside of my control. Money was certainly no exception. Then I came across this advice…   Stop thinking about money as something you struggle to understand and start thinking about it as a tool to build a life on your terms.   … Continued

Believe it or not, there are valuable money lessons hidden behind Carrie’s Manolo collection and rent controlled apartment. Check out these top 8 money lessons from Sex and The City!

8 Things We Learned About Money from Sex and the City

  The women of Sex and the City seemingly have it all: the apartments, the shoes, the ladies-only poker nights—everything but true, lasting love. It may take the four women six seasons sorting through all kinds of eligible (and less-than eligible) men, and even more wardrobe changes, but from Samantha to Miranda, they eventually each … Continued

55 Ways to Upgrade Your Lifestyle On the Cheap. Introduce a little luxury into your life without busting your budget.

55 Ways to Upgrade Your Lifestyle on a Budget

  A lot of people hear luxury and think champagne, private jets, and caviar. But isn’t luxury just a feeling? Maybe to you it’s the feeling of waking up late on hotel sheets. To me, it’s getting to travel the world at a moment’s notice. And a bunch of fresh flowers on the dining room … Continued

How Much Does it Cost To Keep Your New Year's Resolutions? We break down the potential expenses (and benefits) of the top resolutions, so you can make a plan for keeping them.

The Cost of Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

  According to a thousand people surveyed about their 2017 New Year’s resolutions, the #1 thing they want to do this year is be a better person. Yep, that’s right. For those of you who were thinking about trying to lose weight in 2017 or maybe bulking up your emergency fund, guess what? Self-obsessed resolutions … Continued

Resolving to save more in 2017? Use these tools to spend and save smarter!

How to Save More with Tech in 2017

Thank you Capital One for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.    I remember the first time I won something on eBay. It was a leather jacket (I was sixteen, forgive me) and I’d been watching it for days. Would I get outbid at the last second? Nope. In fact, I’m guessing I … Continued

33 travel tips for seeing the world on a budget

33 Travel Tips For Seeing the World on a Budget

  I travel a lot.  In 2016 alone, I travelled to Egypt, St Martin, The Bahamas, San Diego, Sacramento, Jacksonville, New Hampshire, Montauk, Vermont, Seattle, Boston and DC.  When I chose a self-employed lifestyle it was partly because of how much I love being able to pick up and go on a dime. But when … Continued

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