Hacking Life’s Major Expenses

Over the past couple of weeks, we have been getting our American life back. We’ve moved to a new city, got a new apartment, my husband started a new job, and we’ve started replacing everything we sold or canceled before Read More


23 Things To Do in Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena is a beautiful, colonial city on Colombia’s northern Caribbean coast.  Clocking in at a balmy 90 degrees F pretty much all year round, it’s a delightful place to visit and experience the Costeño culture. There is plenty to do in Read More


The "Convenience Tax"

Have you ever wondered why you can buy a 12 pack of soda for $5, or one single fast food soda for $2? It’s the convenience tax baby, and it’s one of the easiest things to cut out of your Read More

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Why You Should NEVER Finance a Car

Have you ever financed a car purchase? What was your payment?  How did it feel to have that debt? I personally have never financed a car.  I believe it is one of the worst financial mistakes you can make.  Here Read More