5 years ago my credit card declined when I was at a bar trying to buy a $5 rum and coke. I had just graduated college and was living with my parents. I've come a long way since then and want to share my story to help others. The Moment I Knew I Hit Rock Bottom I didn't have a job lined up upon graduation despite my best efforts the last few months of senior year to land everything and anything. (Tip … [Read more...] about Millennials – How to Get Your Life Together and Make Money
Archives for April 2016
Moving out west has rekindled my relationship with the outdoors. I had forgotten how good it feels to hike through a forest or to take in your surroundings atop a mountain. Social activities in my early twenties seemed to revolve around eating and drinking and then making plans for the next time I would eat or drink. It has made me so much healthier and happier to live these last few years in a place that promotes … [Read more...] about Utah National Parks Road Trip (with a dog)!
Time to celebrate! I sold my car! For the last 17 months I've paid nearly $400 a month to own a brand new SUV complete with moon roof, navigation, and fancy eyesight technology that tells me when the car in front of me moves or when I'm drifting out my lane! Perfect to keep me focused when driving! In all seriousness, I love my car. We've spent a lot of time together. I was commuting 100 miles a day round trip … [Read more...] about Selling My Car To Pay Off Debt
Managing a large team is very challenging. It's almost impossible to give every person the individualized attention and focus that they want and need. It can feel like there's not enough time in the day to balance your personal work and the management of the team. However, if you're able to manage a large team effectively then you can make a big difference in a company or organization. Here are five tips for … [Read more...] about 5 Tips For Managing a Large Team
We decided to move to the West Coast! I'm super excited to announce that I'll be working my dream job in two weeks! This move will require us to downsize significantly and I only have a few weeks to get rid of our extra stuff! Making $4,500 on Craigslist We decided to sell everything on Craigslist AND I'M LOVING IT. I started by taking well-lighted, staged pictures of a few pieces of furniture last … [Read more...] about Making $4,500 On Craigslist In One Month