I've been married for almost two months now and it's great! The Mr. and I are settling in to the exact same life we had before except now we have a piece of paper that says we're married and our bank account is $15,000 less. I've been thinking a lot about money and relationships lately. I'm super nosy curious when I hear about other couples who manage their money in a totally different way than we do. It … [Read more...] about How to Manage Your Money As A Couple
I was thrilled when my friend Gwen offered to write a guest post for Millennial Boss. Gwen is a crazy-awesome millennial who saved $100,000 by age 25 and is now on the path to early retirement. She founded the blog FieryMillennials, where she shares the nitty gritty details of how she will retire in her thirties. The coolest thing about Gwen's blog (besides the fact that she's hilarious) is that she openly shares … [Read more...] about Working is Expensive – Guest Post from Fiery Millennials
When I look back on my early and mid-twenties, I often wonder if I did the right thing. I get Facebook FOMO when I see someone who took time off to live on a beach in Thailand or teach abroad in Italy. The truth is, I'm jealous. I would love to escape the cubicle and do something adventurous for a little while. Your Twenties Are The Time To Take Risks I mean, when is a better time in your life to … [Read more...] about Did I Waste My Twenties or Did I Beast Them?
The tally is in! The bad news is that we missed our goal of having a $10,000 wedding. The good news is that we threw a kick-ass Game of Thrones style wedding for $15,000. Game of Thrones is one of our favorite shows. While we didn't want the theme to overwhelm the wedding, we did incorporate some Game of Thrones/magical elements in the ceremony music, use of candelabras and antlers, and a custom Game of … [Read more...] about Our $15,000 Game of Thrones Winter Wedding
Money nerds love the beginning of the year. Personally, I am psyched! I can start contributing to my retirement accounts again, my tax refund is just around the corner, and I can set some crazy lofty money goals for the year. Don't miss out on some of this joy I'm experiencing. Here are 28 things you can do now to get your financial year off to a great start. How to Improve Your Finances This … [Read more...] about 28 Simple Ways to Improve Your Finances in 2017
I try to use points and miles when I travel but sometimes I don't. Sometimes I want to book a very specific hotel or I don't want to waste my points if I can't find a good redemption. In these cases, I use the quadruple stacking method. This method was first introduced to me by Jeremy at Go Curry Cracker. My husband and I spent a weekend hanging out on a houseboat with him and his family, Gwen from Fiery … [Read more...] about Save Over 20% on Hotel Rooms by Quadruple Stacking Raise Gift Cards and Ebates