College, Money, Podcast

Transitioning from College to Adulthood: Finances, Part 2

The college experience is a rollercoaster, but for most, there is an end in sight. What do you do when you graduate? Hopefully, land a full-time job or work full-time for yourself. The first year (or two) is crucial in determining where to from here. Many changes occur as full-on adulthood settles in. The Transitioning …

College, Money, Podcast

Transitioning from College to Adulthood: Finances, Part 1

The college experience is a rollercoaster, but for most, there is an end in sight. What do you do when you graduate? Hopefully, land a full-time job or work full-time for yourself. The first year (or two) is crucial in determining where to from here. Many changes occur as full-on adulthood settles in. The Transitioning …

Money, Organization

How I Changed My Money Rules: Making a Budget That Works for Me

October 2017, I struggled to stick to my budget and that’s coming from a hyper-budgeter. I kept reviewing and changing my budget based on terrible spending. This was a vicious cycle that I knew I had to break. And after months of tweaking my plan, I had to change my money rules and change my …

College, Money

5 Money Habits to Avoid in College

There are so many stories about what people did right and wrong financially in college. This is a crucial time because you have a little more freedom from your parents, more opportunities to spend frivolously and little accountability. People are always telling you WHAT TO DO, and that can get annoying…real fast. So, let’s try …

Money, Organization

6 Ways to Be More Productive in 2018

As you know, I love the ability to organize, categorize and optimize all parts of my life. Throughout 2017, I’ve had the opportunity to sample different productivity systems in an academic and professional setting. Adjusting to full-time work was truly a challenge but I’m adjusting thanks to new productivity tools. With my latest resources and new …

Organization

How to Have a Stress-Free Christmas

Whether you want to accept it or not, Christmas is coming and in just nineteen short days, it will be upon us! What’s your biggest concern for Christmas? Is it the holiday cheer or your shopping budget? Your Christmas party outfits, or getting a plane ticket home? Regardless of your worries, I’ve attempted to round …

Entrepreneurship

Your Biggest Obstacle: Overcoming Entrepreneurial Failure

Welcome back to the Entrepreneurship Series on B Chic University. Up until this post, we’ve discussed many useful tools and strategies to get your business off the ground. Now that November is wrapping up, hopefully, you’re ready to launch (at least) an introduction to your brand. This is a lot to work on and I …

Entrepreneurship

Your Pitch: How to Hook Your Audience

We’re in our third post of the Entrepreneurship blogging series and I hope it’s been a productive experience so far! Three weeks ago, I prepped you to get your business started, then we narrowed down what side hustle to pursue, and finally, you’ve started to build a brand with a signature name, logo, phrases, and …

Entrepreneurship

Your Branding: Making Your Brand Too Legit to Pass

It’s not about what you say, but how you say it. That is the basis of your side hustle, and yes it is a commonly used phrase for a reason. If you introduce your idea to someone juuuust the right way, they’ll be hooked. I’ll admit that I’m not the most creative, nor am I …