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You Flipped the Script

People will keep trying to tell you what to do next. What will make you successful. What you can buy to make your life more enjoyable.

My Work Optional Life (and Giveaway!)

I thought I knew what I wanted in life; this book helped me visualize the details
The point is to define what we want in life first, t

How to Make Your Significant Other Hate FIRE

Some tried-and-true methods to get them to stop listening to you, ignore all of your advice, and make them second guess being with you

4 Busted Myths About Women and Money

it’s time to call bullshit on four myths about women and money.

Review: Side-Hustling with Wag

Wag! is the uber of dog-walking, and I tried it out to write this review. Warning: lots of dog pictures ahead!

On Love and Money—The Mechanics of Shared Finances

I was wondering what to write this week, but I could not think of a topic for love or money. Then it hit me– love and money!

You Are The Chicken And The Egg–  6 Steps to Crack Success

The egg is unremarkable; people pass by without a second glance. Yet one day, it cracks open…

What Happened When I Had An Unlimited Food Budget

Would I order the expensive steak every night? Would I ever tire of the Market Choice fish or the Chef’s Special?

HOW TO EFFECTIVELY ASK FOR A RAISE (FROM SOMEONE WHO’S DONE IT TWICE)

Asking for a raise or a promotion can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be.

Ostrich to Hawk – My Money Management Evolution

There are two ends of the money management spectrum: the ostrich and the hawk. Which one are you?

Confessions of a Frugal Fraud

It is impossible to ignore the lack of certain line items on my expense reports (like Internet and Netflix) so what gives?

Top 4 Most Regrettable Purchases

We all have those things that make us wonder, “Why did I buy that?!” Whether it is an item that underperforms or just never gets used…

Why We Plan To Downsize From 1000 sq ft

I currently rent a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment in Portland, Oregon. It is 1,000 square feet and dare I say it– it is to much space

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MONEY– 4 WAYS YOUR BRAIN IS WORKING AGAINST YOU

In the financial realm, there are four psychological phenomena that heavily weigh into our money making decisions and our overall happiness.

What will you be when you retire?

We work harder in order to eventually work less, but find ourselves in a battle when the focus is not on fulfillment