I once had a lazy landlord who made us vet prospective roommates, which meant awkwardly asking people for their credit report. While I vaguely knew that my “credit was checked” whenever I applied for an apartment, it didn’t become real until I was asked to assess a person’s worthiness based on a bunch of stats. […]
I don’t have a lot of stuff. On the day I moved in with my husband, I had booked the U-Haul truck for the entire day. It took us less than an hour to move. Then my husband and I were left just sitting there on the stoop, twiddling our thumbs. While I don’t have […]
After a decade of diligently saving, I’m ready to graduate to PhD-Level Personal Finance. I have investing in companies down pat. I don’t blink twice when the stock market dips. I’ve even broken the rules by buying individual stocks and not regretting it. Fueled by my home upgrade project, this summer I’ve found myself browsing […]
I’ve wrapped up what I hope is my final flight of 2019, because oh man, am I tired. As I was checking in for our flight home I realized that there are quirks to my travel routine that might be useful tips for readers. If you’re going on your first international trip, or have never […]
Ideas for a New York City bachelorette, and how much it costs.
Home decor is something I’ve warned you to curb your enthusiasm on. I’ve specifically said to not worry about having a bar cart when you’re 22. There are more important things to prioritize at that age, like learning what a 401k is. As for myself, I don’t really decorate. I’ve gone at least a decade […]
Recently on Instagram I saw a group of friends clinking drinks on a trip and felt a pang–I wish I could do that. Not the traveling part. It’s the traveling with the multiple people part that I suck at. You see, I’m a Vacation Ruiner. The larger the group, the greater the damage. If you […]