Side Hustles Pros and Cons

Side Hustles: Pros and Cons

As I continue on my journey to becoming debt free, I’ve realized that cutting expenses isn’t always the best way to increase the amount of money you can put toward paying off debt. Rather, I think earning more money via side hustles is the way to go. You can only cut your expenses so much, […]

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How To Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

Staying healthy during the holiday season can be pretty difficult, especially if you live in an area where it gets pretty chilly during the winter. I’ve noticed that I like to stay in quite a bit more when it’s winter time. This can be both a good and bad thing because I don’t want to […]

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How To Dress Professional On A Budget

I love clothing, but one thing I’m not a fan of is professional clothing. I used to spend a ton of money on professional clothing when I had a day job. I bought numerous outfits, and I didn’t take care of my clothing well so nothing lasted very long. It was near ridiculous, but after […]

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How To Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

Staying healthy during the holiday season can be pretty difficult, especially if you live in an area where it gets pretty chilly during the winter. I've noticed that I like to stay in quite a bit more … [Read More...]

How To Dress Professional On A Budget

I love clothing, but one thing I'm not a fan of is professional clothing. I used to spend a ton of money on professional clothing when I had a day job. I bought numerous outfits, and I didn't take … [Read More...]

My Goals For The Future

Being a college student leads to many thoughts about my future every day. I’m constantly thinking of ways I can improve my future and make more money. I have also been factoring in something that … [Read More...]

Side Hustles: Pros and Cons

As I continue on my journey to becoming debt free, I’ve realized that cutting expenses isn’t always the best way to increase the amount of money you can put toward paying off debt. Rather, I think … [Read More...]

5 Tips For Starting Your Own Business

Starting your own business can be a life changing moment in a person's life. With that, there are many things you should think about when starting your own business. Below are my five tips for when … [Read More...]

Mistakes I Made When Moving To A New City

I’m finally done with school for the winter semester. I’ve now lived in Chicago for one semester, which is around five months. There are plenty of things I would’ve changed about my move if I would’ve … [Read More...]

Decorating For Christmas On The Cheap

I love decorating my home for Christmas, but I don’t love shelling out tons of money to make it look good for only 1 month out of the year. Sometimes I’ve even considering being a Grinch and not … [Read More...]

How To Make Resolutions That You’ll Stick To In 2015

It's finally December. This means Christmas, New Year's, and many other important holidays are quickly approaching. One of the things that might be on your mind is setting a New Year's … [Read More...]

5 Gift Ideas for the Frugal Fashionista

The countdown to Christmas is officially on and now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s time to really get to work on your Christmas shopping. Finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list is … [Read More...]

5 Tips To Be A Better Roommate

I have been a roommate for most of my life in some form or another. We all have actually. For me personally, I moved out when I was 18 years old, a month after I graduated from high school. Ever … [Read More...]

Let’s Talk Money!

How To Not Be A Broke College Student

Being a full time student is already stressful as it is. In this day and age, most college students need job to help support themselves and sometimes their family as well. We … [Read More...]

The Problem with Overestimating Your Future Salary

Like many college students, when I was in college and nearing graduation, getting a job was my main concern. It hadn’t yet crossed my mind to consider how much I’d be paying … [Read More...]

5 Reasons To Ditch Your Gym Membership and Save Money

This may come as a surprise to some people, but you don't need a gym membership to stay fit and active. I save tons of money by working out at home and using the outdoors … [Read More...]

How to Save on Groceries: Eating “In-Season”

Lots of people are under the impression that eating a diet that consists mainly of fresh foods – fruits, vegetables, and meat – is cheapest and has the most variety in the … [Read More...]

How I’m Managing Multiple Part-Time Jobs, College, and Life

Being a full time college student is enough for most people who are going to school. When you add multiple jobs into the equation, you start to wonder if it's even … [Read More...]

How to Make Coupons Work for Your Budget

Now that I’m living on a strict budget, I’ve begun to investigate every possible way to save on groceries and household items. From watching sales fliers and clipping … [Read More...]

Should You DIY That Project?

DIYing projects seems to be all over the internet, in books, and in magazines lately. DIY blogs are more popular than ever, and Pinterest is experiencing a popularity … [Read More...]

4 Tips To Go To College For Cheap

  The price of college is increasing at an alarming rate. Between college tuition, the price of textbooks, parking fees, laboratory fees, and all the other costs … [Read More...]

3 Ways To Save Money Now And a $125 Gas Card Giveaway

Saving money does not have to be difficult. There are plenty of ways to stay within your budget and still love your life. Today, we will be talking about negotiating your … [Read More...]

I’m Working on Multiple Streams of Income & I’m Halfway to my Goal

This month officially marks a milestone for me, this is the first month I hit my goal of having a third stream of income. I haven't talked about this much on the blog but … [Read More...]

Reasons You’re Out Of Control With Your Spending

If your debt is increasing or if you just do not feel like you are in control on your financial life, then you need to look at your budget. There may be many different reasons … [Read More...]