How to Discuss Finances With Your Significant Other When You’re Not Married

Finances alone can be tricky, but combining finances with another person can be downright confusing. No matter where you are in your relationship - dating, engaged, living together, or other, it's vital to discuss finances and your expectations for one another and what you want as a couple. Married couples seem to already have their finances figured out, especially if they joined their accounts. But when you're just dating someone, it is more complicated. You both have your own bank accounts, and you both have your own income and budget. What's mine isn't quite yet yours when you're dating. The...Read More

How to Save for Retirement When You’re Young and Broke

Let's talk retirement. Retirement is not a fun topic, but it is necessary, especially for millennials. No one really taught us about retirement before or after graduation, so it's up to us to educate ourselves. Say you graduated college with the average student loan debt of $30,000. You find your first job that pays $32,000 (again…an average). Your student loan payments for a 10-year payment plan are around $400/month. Your salary means you bring home around $2,600 (that isn't including taxes). Assuming 25% of your pay goes to taxes, you bring home right at $2,000 a month. If you're bringing...Read More
Looking for a new job? Make sure your resume is on point by avoiding these 10 mistakes.

10 Resume Mistakes to Avoid

Resumes are a necessary part of any career, and it's important to make sure that yours is perfect. Not only are you needing to ensure there are no mistakes, but you have to figure out how to get a hiring manager to actually read it and make sure it isn't simply tossed aside. Here are 10 common resume mistakes to avoid. 1) Being Too Long Unless you are a high level manager or director, you should keep your resume to one page if possible. Why? Because hiring managers receive TONS of resumes. If you are applying for an entry-level or...Read More
Interested in learning how I make hundreds of dollars a month online through freelance writing? Here I spill all of my secrets to freelance success.

The Ultimate Guide to Starting Your Own Freelance Writing Business

Have you ever wondered if it was possible for you to make money by freelance writing? I'm here to show you how, and why, you can start your own profitable freelance writing business. Freelance writing is appealing for a number of reasons. It gives you an opportunity to earn money while working from home on your own time. It pays well and if you enjoy writing like me, it only makes sense to get paid to do it! I started my blog the summer of 2015, but it wasn't until March of 2016 that I actually committed to blogging regularly....Read More