savings

Things I Wish I Had Known Then #3 – Savings

Saving is, to me, the most important part of adulting.  More money = more freedom.  And isn’t that what we all want as adults?  We want our summer break back, am I right? There are a variety of ways to Read More

home

Things I Wish I Had Known Then #2 – Home Sweet Home

If Harry Potter can do it, we can too, right?  Ok, maybe that’s a little extreme.  Please don’t live under a staircase, unless you’re hoping that it will increase your chances of becoming a wizard. Home Sweet Home Ah, your Read More

work

Things I Wish I Had Known Then – Work Hard for the Money

How old were you when you got your first job? I was 15, delighted to make $6.25 an hour working at the local park’s snack stand.  This was a highly coveted position, but I had an “in” with the family Read More

rent

Rent Smarter: Size Needs vs. Wants

As a little girl, I thought a lot about the details of my future housing.  Ya know, like every little girl does.  First, I thought that I should stop paying rent to others as soon as possible.  I should buy Read More

regret

Vacation Regret

*This child does not belong to me, nor to anyone I know.  But his expression is so perfect for expressing how I have often felt when getting roped into something on vacation. At the time that this posts, we will Read More