I’m all about saving money, but I also think money’s meant to be spent. My money philosophy is simple: as long as you’re meeting your financial goals, then you can do whatever you want with the rest. Even if it’s something “frivolous” like a $300 dinner. So, I’m not afraid to spend money. But how […]
We Had Our Wedding: Does Our Money Have to Get Married, Too?
*Today I have a guest post from my now husband! I’m embarrassingly behind on wedding thank-you notes, so he was happy to step in and write about how we handle our finances together, since our situation is a little unique. Whether you’re newly married or just thinking about the next step with your significant other, […]
Five Ways My Poor Mom Set Me Up for a Rich Life
Compared to today’s parenting ideals, my mom broke every rule in the book, whether she knew it or not. She was illiterate, so there were no books in the house. She didn’t believe in babysitters, and left my sister and me home alone when we were as young as four and six. She didn’t know […]
How I Survived a Relationship with a Frugalista
*Today I have a special guest post from fiancé! Since we have very different money habits, I thought it would be interesting for him to write about what it’s like to be the spender in the relationship. Hope you enjoy!* One day last year I came home from the dentist with the usual swag bag of […]