Let's talk about money.Spending, saving, the dread pirate budgeting, all that good stuff. And yes, it'll be fun—promise.
You would think, for all the articles I’ve written about tracking your spending, that I wouldn’t be so surprised at the power of tracking, right? Like “Desirae, you’ve been talking about this for almost three years. You are the annoying cheerleader for tracking that...read more
When was the last time you learned something new? (Are you learning about money right now, and that’s why you’re here? High heckin’ fives.) If it’s not literally happening right now, it’s easy to forget how scary and intimidating it can feel to step into something as...read more
I’m so excited to be sharing my Willful review with you today, pals, because this is something that even as a financial blogger, I don’t think we talk enough about: wills. Which makes sense, right, because who wants to think about dying? However, it is literally the...read more
For such a big purchase, I find that people don't talk all that much about whether or not you can actually afford a car—whether it's how much car you can afford, or affordability rules, or really anything along those lines. Like sure, judge me all you want for...read more
If you’ll be getting money back from filing your taxes this year… yay! While there are a lot of Totally Optimal Things You Should Always Do with that money, here’s a different look at it. How can you spend the money to achieve maximum happiness?read more
If you’re looking for a quick, pithy article about how to save an emergency fund, this is not it. I mean, I can give you the basics, which is to set a goal, save money every month, and then hit that goal—but that’s not all that helpful. Especially if you’re just...read more
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