When I was younger my mother was insistent that I didn’t need other people to be happy. Whenever I came home complaining about a fight with a friend, or how my 5th grade “boyfriend” didn’t hold my hand on the playground, her response was always the same. “Next!” she would say, telling me that there … More “Next!” – What My Mother Taught Me
Last week I explained zero-based budgeting. This budget system is highly effective at focusing your spending and avoiding financial waste. This week I’m going to talk about the Rule of 72, which is an investment rule that shows how long it will take your investment to double, thus identifying its potential. The formula for the rule is … More The Rule of 72
Today’s post is on The All-Powerful Budget. Budgeting is intimidating, especially when you have debt. When done properly, however, budgets can be incredibly liberating. In college I had a basic budget; I was aware of how much I was spending when I went out to eat, tried not to spend over $70 at the grocery store, and only … More The APB – The All-Powerful Budget
I’m very good at finding things out about people on the internet. Don’t believe me? I once found the purchase history, inside pictures, and owner’s personal information of a house I happened to drive by and fall in love with. I didn’t know the person, nor did I know what street I was on. The house was empty … More Are We Dating Our Computers?
Starting a new job is a nerve-wracking experience. Even if you’re perfectly qualified for the position and completely comfortable with whatever job you’ll be doing, there are unknown variables that can ruin even the most hopeful first day. Office culture, communication styles, and even office dècor can make or break your experience. I’ve come up … More Thriving in the First Week