How the Great Recession Prepared Me for the “Coronoconomy”

How the Great Recession Prepared Me for the “Coronoconomy”

I knew that there was a correction coming to the market. The personal finance community has been buzzing about it for the last couple of years. But I don’t think anyone thought that a pandemic like the Coronavirus would spring upon us so soon. (OK – some people have...

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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget When Solo

How to Eat Healthy on a Budget When Solo

Eating healthy is something that I am striving for now that I am in my 40s and deal with an autoimmune disease. But when you are trying to get out of debt or reach other financial goals, your food budget seems to be the easiest area to cut. Unfortunately, thanks to...

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Why I Walked Away From A Six-Figure Job

Why I Walked Away From A Six-Figure Job

I had worked all my life for this. The hours of studying. The long hours at work. Dealing and putting up with all sorts of personalities. And for some reason...I decided to walk away from the permanent corporate job life. At least for now. Some people thought I was...

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5 Fun Ways to Save Money

5 Fun Ways to Save Money

Note: this article contains affiliate links I have a confession to make: I am not a natural saver. While I like having the comfort and security of knowing that I have a nice fat emergency fund as my cushion between me and life, there is a part of me that would love to...

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How I Crushed $56,000 of Debt to Have a Debt Free Life

How I Crushed $56,000 of Debt to Have a Debt Free Life

“I-I-I-I’m Debt Fre-e-e-e-e-e-e-e!” I was never so excited to utter those words than I was on March 5, 2015. I can tell you it was a long five-year journey with many twists and turns. But with persistence and focus, I was able to achieve a financial milestone that...

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How to Create an Emergency Fund

How to Create an Emergency Fund

Emergencies are going to happen. As long as you are living and breathing, you will have emergencies in your life. Job loss, a death in the family, a medical event, a flat tire. So, if we know emergencies are going to happen, why do we choose not to prepare for them?...

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