I write about personal finance, credit cards and debt, saving, budgeting, money, insurance, retirement, investing, loans, pets, careers, freelancing, small business, and productivity.
Building a brand by bootstrapping, crowdfunding—and posting to Instagram
A recipe for buying and renovating on a tight budget
You just might be scratching your head. Creative people? Managing money?
Ah, roommates. While it’s great to have someone to split the rent with, those convos about paying the rent and how to split the bills can be tricky.
How much car can I afford?" It's a question I've been asking myself quite a bit lately.
When it comes to saving for a rainy day fund, the struggle is real.
So you’ve netted a tax refund — congrats! For 2015 taxes, the average tax refund was $3,218, to be exact. That’s quite a wad of cash.
As you look back on this past year, you might think about some money mistakes that resulted in serious facepalm moments.
The year was 2006. Sarah Li Cain had just graduated college… and was in love. Things were a’ changin’. Sarah had accepted a job offer in Australia.
How much we spend on Valentine’s Day gifts can be pretty crazy.
About 10 years ago, a good friend of mine was dating a woman who clearly had issues with hoarding.
Blogger Jackie Lam discusses how financial and physical well-being can go hand-in-hand.
Do yourself a favor and before the year winds down, add one more item to your holiday checklist: tax prep.
If you have a side hustle, you know just how useful—and maybe even essential—those extra dollars are each month when it comes to reaching your money goals.
If you’re moving in with a roommate or significant other, make sure you account for regular expenses (and the odd surprise) in your budget. Here’s everything you’ll need to save for if you’re sharing your living situation with a friend or loved one.