How To Spend Money Wisely

How To Spend Money Wisely

I’ve always had a hard time reading personal finance sites because I feel like 90% of the content doesn’t relate to me. Yes, I like money, but I hate budgeting and I don’t like focusing on cheap finds (though I’ll certainly take a deal when I find one). For a while, I...
I Negotiated our Rent. And it Feels Amazing.

I Negotiated our Rent. And it Feels Amazing.

A few weeks ago we were served with a letter from an agent letting us know that our lease is up and rent is increasing. We had just a couple of days to decide if we were staying at the higher price or if we’d pack our bags and try something new. Honestly, I was...
Why Money Is So Important In Your Career

Why Money Is So Important In Your Career

I was at dinner a couple of months ago with a group of ladies I’d just met. As we were getting to know each other, the conversation turned to what we all did for work. When I shared that I help women make the best money and career decisions they can make, the...
A simple phrase to take control of your time and your money

A simple phrase to take control of your time and your money

Though I’m great with money, there has been one thing that has been my achilles heel for years: saying no in social situations. I don’t really budget (see: the non-budget, budget) and I rely on spending mindfully. But that mindful spending goes out the window when I...
A Budget For People Who Hate Budgeting

A Budget For People Who Hate Budgeting

Here’s a secret that would probably shock most of my friends: I loathe budgeting. Even though I’m a CPA and have an odd obsession with spreadsheets, I can’t track where things go. I’m not detail oriented. And even with apps and programs (which I’ll use occasionally to...
The 5 Money And Career Lessons That Led Me Here

The 5 Money And Career Lessons That Led Me Here

I’ve been lucky so far to have a varied career. I started off as a CPA for PwC auditing large banks during the financial crisis (super interesting, incredibly exhausting). I went to business school at Duke to broaden my skillset and take me in a different direction...