Category Archives: Budget

Financial Advice 101 for Recent College Graduates

It’s flashy. It’s fancy. It’s validating. It’s your college degree, and it’s finally in your hands. You’ve worked hard for this for a long time, and the fruit of your labor is symbolized in that piece of paper. The problem? With the fading of college life comes the onset of full adulthood, with all of […]

Thrifty: 7 Tips for Looking Stylish on a Budget

Most human beings like to look good and don’t like to not look good. Pretty revolutionary insight, I know. Even if we don’t think about it all that much, most of us would prefer to dress stylishly and feel good about what we wear. There’s a big problem though: clothes and accessories cost money, and […]

3 Ways to Establish Credit (And 4 Ways to Improve It)

By now, you probably know the irony of establishing credit. In order to prove your ability to pay back debts, you have to enter into debt first. It’s a frustrating situation, to be sure, but one that actually makes some sense. In order to feel truly confident about loaning out money, you’d want to be […]

5 Psychological Tips as You Pay Down Your Debt

I’m probably in the minority here, but I don’t really enjoy having debt. That’s actually a gargantuan understatement: debt is like a shadow that you can’t shake and that floods your mind when the light hits just right. It’s not a friend. Maybe it started that way, but it’s become a parasite. Do you find […]

10 Tips for Nailing Your Next Job Interview

It’s graduation season, which means it’s also job interview season. If the thought of selling your value to a company makes you want to crawl under your sheets and quiver, this article is for you. Even if you have confidence, but find yourself striking out again and again during your interviews, you’ll find some value […]

10 Ways to Have the Wedding of Your Dreams on a Budget

Marriage is a beautiful thing. It kind of feels like beautiful things should be free, but it seems that society at large has somehow missed that memo. Do you know where that leaves you? Paying a lot of money for something you’ve been wanting your whole life. That puts you in a bind: do you […]

8 Amazing Dates for Couples on a Budget

“Money can’t buy me love,” a famous philosopher once said. No, but money can buy nice dates. Still, the reality is that most people are not where they want to be financially, and the importance of dating your partner is just as important as it will ever be. What to do? With Valentine’s Day around […]