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How to Get Over Your Biggest Money Fears
Lifestyle

How to Get Over Your Biggest Money Fears

Have you ever heard of the acronym for FEAR? It’s False Evidence Appearing Real. Many times we create a fear about money issues that just ends up holding us back. The National Foundation for Credit Counseling found that 77% of Americans admitted to having financial worries, and having insufficient savings […]

6 Important Money Questions to Ask Before Getting Married
Personal Finance

6 Important Money Questions to Ask Before Getting Married

So you found your soulmate, and you’re so in love that you make other people sick. You say you’ll love this person no matter what, and that’s cute and all, but things can change pretty quick when you’re not able to meet your goals in life because you failed to […]

3 Reasons Why Your 20′s Are the Most Important Time to Save Money
Lifestyle

3 Reasons Why Your 20′s Are the Most Important Time to Save Money

As as I say bye-bye to my 20′s, I can not tell you how grateful I am that I saved my money for when I need it, which happens to be right now. I spent my 20′s working my ass off, and working in jobs that gave me zero fulfillment. […]

Is Chasing More Money Costing You Happiness?
Lifestyle

Is Chasing More Money Costing You Happiness?

I personally came from very modest beginnings. My parents were young, in love and working as servers in restaurants when I came to be. I never felt like we didn’t have money, because we had enough. Sure, my parents divorced and that didn’t make me happy, and kids made fun […]

How to be a WiFi Bandit While Traveling
Earn/Save Money

How to be a WiFi Bandit While Traveling

Today’s post come’s from my amazing friend Lisa Ng, who created This Beautiful Day – a lifestyle blog for women that covers all things travel, food and style.  I’m lucky to do a lot of extended traveling with the flexibility of my mobile job. So when I leave the country […]

The Real Reasons Women Make Less Than Men
Lifestyle

The Real Reasons Women Make Less Than Men

I didn’t personally watch the Miss USA pageant (I can get critical and judgey) – but I couldn’t help but see the clip of Miss Utah fumbling her answer on how to address gender pay inequality. “I think especially the men are, um, seen as the leaders of this, and […]

Dreaming Big: Useless Without Setting Real Goals
Lifestyle

Dreaming Big: Useless Without Setting Real Goals

A recent study showed that 80% of Americans do not have goals. I’m not talking big dreams to be rich and successful with a latin pool boy – everyone has those (right?). I’m talking about the difference between just having dreams and actually taking the steps necessary to attain them. So […]