Rachel Slifka https://www.rachelslifka.com Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:30:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.4 https://i2.wp.com/www.rachelslifka.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/cropped-Icon-Official.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Rachel Slifka https://www.rachelslifka.com 32 32 7 Ways to Quit Procrastinating and Become Productive https://www.rachelslifka.com/7-ways-quit-procrastinating-become-productive/ https://www.rachelslifka.com/7-ways-quit-procrastinating-become-productive/#respond Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:30:31 +0000 https://www.rachelslifka.com/?p=214 Raise your hand if you’re guilty of procrastination (me!!) But for real, sometimes we find ourselves getting so overwhelmed with all that we have to do that we don’t know where to even start. Or maybe the task at hand is, frankly, so boring that we can’t focus for more than .3 seconds. So the […]

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What’s a Credit Score? https://www.rachelslifka.com/whats-credit-score/ https://www.rachelslifka.com/whats-credit-score/#comments Mon, 17 Apr 2017 11:10:41 +0000 https://www.rachelslifka.com/?p=188 I’ll be honest. Until a few years ago, I didn’t really know what a credit score was, why it was important, or how it impacted finances. Here are the basic essentials about credit scores. What is a credit score? A credit score is a 3-digit number that reflects how you utilize credit, like credit cards, […]

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The Best Summer Wedges https://www.rachelslifka.com/affordable-wedges/ https://www.rachelslifka.com/affordable-wedges/#respond Fri, 14 Apr 2017 15:30:43 +0000 https://www.rachelslifka.com/?p=195 If you’re going to purchase one thing this summer, make it wedges (and maybe a swimsuit!) Wedges are so great because they elevate any casual summer look, plus, they are extremely comfortable. Here are a ton of options for cheap!

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10 Expenses You Should Consider Cutting Out if You’re Broke https://www.rachelslifka.com/10-expenses-consider-cutting-youre-broke/ https://www.rachelslifka.com/10-expenses-consider-cutting-youre-broke/#comments Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:00:39 +0000 https://www.rachelslifka.com/?p=185 Most of us have had periods of time where money is tight. But going through a tight period is different than being completely broke. If you’re flat out broke, you have to know that you can improve your financial situation. The only way to do that is to either increase your income (like by starting […]

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Rounding Up: March 2017 https://www.rachelslifka.com/rounding-up-march-2017/ https://www.rachelslifka.com/rounding-up-march-2017/#respond Fri, 07 Apr 2017 15:30:47 +0000 https://www.rachelslifka.com/?p=202 March was probably one of the craziest months of my life. But it was so good! First off, I got married at the beginning of the month. Then we took a week off for our honeymoon in Sonoma, which was so relaxing. This was my first real vacation in 4 years, and I forgot how […]

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Why You Need an Emergency Fund https://www.rachelslifka.com/why-you-need-an-emergency-fund/ https://www.rachelslifka.com/why-you-need-an-emergency-fund/#comments Mon, 03 Apr 2017 13:58:40 +0000 https://www.rachelslifka.com/?p=166 Did you know most Americans do not have enough cash to cover a $500 unexpected expense or emergency? Emergencies can and will happen. No, they will never be convenient. They will rarely be anticipated. And the last thing you should be worried about in case of emergency is money. That’s why you need an emergency […]

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Affordable Outfits for Spring! https://www.rachelslifka.com/affordable-outfits-spring/ https://www.rachelslifka.com/affordable-outfits-spring/#respond Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:30:25 +0000 https://www.rachelslifka.com/?p=169 I don’t know about you all, but I am getting some serious spring fever over here. It’s been so hot in Charleston that I am wanting to bust out my summer clothes, but am settling for some spring ones! As you can tell, I’m going through an obsession with off the shoulder right now 🙂

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12 Ways to Make Money Online https://www.rachelslifka.com/12-ways-to-make-money-online/ https://www.rachelslifka.com/12-ways-to-make-money-online/#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:30:02 +0000 https://www.rachelslifka.com/?p=144 Thank goodness for the internet. There are so many ways you can make money online from the comfort of your own home. I encourage everyone to find at least one way to make money outside of their full-time job. I could go on and on about why you need a side hustle, but, to keep […]

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How We Spent $13,000 Less Than Average on Our Wedding https://www.rachelslifka.com/how-we-spent-13000-less-than-average-on-our-wedding/ Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:35:25 +0000 https://www.rachelslifka.com/?p=99 If you don’t follow me on my Instagram, you might not know I got married! We got married in early March and had all of our friends and family in Iowa come down to Charleston. I talked a lot about my wedding planning woes, because 1) I’m an introvert and felt way over my head […]

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