How We Easily Doubled Our Savings While Living More

How We Easily Doubled Our Savings While Living More

It’s no secret that I don’t adhere to tracking a strict budget. I know. I’m the black sheep of the personal finance world. I understand that tracking daily, weekly, or monthly is what really works for some people and I have nothing against it. But I swear, I’ve tried...
5 Negotiating Mistakes I’ve Made

5 Negotiating Mistakes I’ve Made

When I talk to most people about why they don’t negotiate, I get a lot of responses. It’s uncomfortable, they don’t know if they should, they don’t want to look greedy. Those can be difficult, emotional responses that are hard (but necessary) to work through. The...
What Should You Negotiate For?

What Should You Negotiate For?

Let me ask you a question: when was the last time you negotiated? I was reading a study earlier this week where they asked men and women to recount the last time they negotiated. Before reading the results of the study, I decided to ask myself the same thing: when was...
Know Your (Net) Worth

Know Your (Net) Worth

I love money. I love talking about it, I love thinking about it, and I love looking at fictional budgets and scenarios. Thank goodness my husband is a patient man. This love of money should come as no surprise to most people: I write about personal finance, run a site...