As you may know, I'm all about smart spending but I have to admit that goes out the window a little bit during the holidays. I love shopping for gifts for my friends and family and while I try to stick to my budget, I always go over! This is one of the many reasons I practice … [Read more...] about 5 Financial Resolutions for the New Year
I've always been a horrible sleeper, and I know the main underlying issue is my anxiety. I've always had anxiety, even before I knew what it was! It seems to be hereditary, and I've learned to deal with it the best I can. It mostly comes up in social situations, or at night. I … [Read more...] about 12 Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep
I've talked about it briefly here before, but let me tell you all about why it's super important to have an emergency savings account, and how our home emergency fund through Capital One 360 account has saved us from financial ruin. But first a little backstory ... I have … [Read more...] about Why You Need an Emergency Fund
Perhaps you have already noticed this, but I love to go to Disneyland. Shocking revelation, I know. Something I hear all the time from non-Disney people is, isn't it expensive??? Well, the answer is ... yes, of course it's expensive! But the joy I get from being at Disneyland is … [Read more...] about How I Save Money on Energy Bills to Splurge at Disneyland
I remember when I was younger, like most young adults, I thought I was invincible. At 21, I had an office job, my own apartment, and very basic health insurance. My rent absorbed much of my income and I survived on fast food and ramen noodles, and didn't have much money to spare. … [Read more...] about Are You on the Right Financial Path?