Woman of Mystery

Disclosure: This post contains referral links. I may receive compensation if you choose to utilize the link and generate sales for the merchant. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Like most things I get myself into, the internet told me to do it. Last year In 2016 I was hanging out on my favorite online forum. I had recently been … Continue reading Woman of Mystery

What About Your Friends? Caviar Friendships With a Tuna Fish Budget

All my life I have been blessed to go to the best schools. While much of their childrearing was haphazard at best (Purple Rain should not be your three year old daughter's favorite movie), my parents were deliberate in the choices they made for their children's education. Not only did they move from a hood … Continue reading What About Your Friends? Caviar Friendships With a Tuna Fish Budget

All Hide No Seek – You Don’t Have to Budget

As the days of 2017 wane so does the remainder of my severance pay. My goal was to not touch the six months of take home income I'd saved until January 2018. Thanks to the first budget I've ever been able to stick to, I can say, "Mission accomplished," and with a little help from … Continue reading All Hide No Seek – You Don’t Have to Budget

Death (and Rebirth) of a Sales(wo)man

Did you know that folding TV dinner tables make excellent storefronts? I can personally attest to the fact that they do. By nine years old I was setting them up two by two at the base of our driveway and covering them with everything from old books to friendship bracelets to homemade drinks mixed from … Continue reading Death (and Rebirth) of a Sales(wo)man

Math Vs The Mind – The Low Interest Debt Conundrum

Last week my final student loan payment of 2017 cleared, bringing the total amount paid this year to over $15,300. That's not bad considering that SoFi only required me to pay $4697. Then again looking at that $15K in the context of a $110K take home income and approximately $42K loan balance at the beginning … Continue reading Math Vs The Mind – The Low Interest Debt Conundrum