Public domain image courtesy Unsplash. I used to be a stoner. And when I say "stoner," I mean a Cheech and Chong, Redman and Method Man, or Seth Rogen-level stoner. I haven't smoked marijuana since 2017. (For a bit of context, I smoked like every day for a decade before that.) That sentence was one of the
In the U.S., owning a home is still very much a rite of passage. It's part of the American Dream, after all. And in 2017, 63% of non-homeowners felt it was a good year to purchase a home. But if you're planning to buy your first house, there are certain financial pitfalls you'll need to avoid. Otherwise, your home may become
Minimum wage might be doable if you live with your parents or a romantic partner. But on your own, it’s really tough — be prepared to make sacrifices.
The following is a guest post from brand new blogger Jacob who is getting started with his website I Heart Budgets. Check out his story below and then check out his brand new website! This is an interesting post for me, as it is one of my first published posts ever, and it's not even on my own blog. So,
Thousandaires, today is a big day in the history of this blog. I have officially dropped my customized budget spreadsheet and have moved to Mint.com for my budgeting needs. Cue the collective *gasp* I used to think I needed a customized budget spreadsheet because I wanted to do a bunch of my own analysis. Then I realized that I never
Earlier this week I shared my Net Worth Tracking sheet with all of you. It's definitely my favorite spreadsheet, and the one I most look forward to updating every month. In fact, recently I've felt like I don't even want to budget at all. I log into my accounts, grab the totals, throw them all in the budget and cry