Tag: finances

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 …

Professional

Stay Ready: A Guide to Professional Readiness

“When you stay ready, you won’t have to get ready”. But how do you get to that point in the first place? I experienced this first-hand through pageantry that it’s much easier when you have all your ducks in a row. Although this quote, spoken to me so eloquently by my fiancé, was birthed from …