Tag: money

Money, Podcast

Real Life Money Mindset Practice

As we wrap up the month of April, we are also wrapping up Financial Literacy Month. This time is dedicated to teaching us all something new about responsible money management. In the B Chic Financial Literacy Month series, our focus has been money mindset. Although you may be well versed in what you should be …

Money, Podcast

Making the Emergency Fund Easy to Tackle

2020 taught us many lessons, but I think the biggest one for me was financially related. Not only did I learn that I have much more discipline than I give myself credit for (shout out for the short term savings that put us into a home), but also that we must be agile with our …

Money, Podcast

Re-Investment Options for Old 401(k) Accounts

Today I’ll be jumping back into a money management topic. Recently I finalized my IRA investment account with my bank and I was so proud for completing this process. First of all, I sent an inquiry about transferring over a 401k last August (I think) and it wasn’t until November that my account was finally …

Lifestyle, Organization

How To Road Trip In Summer 2020

This summer has started off as the perfect time for road trip vacations. With the pandemic still in full swing, extra precautions have to be taken in order to still enjoy summer vacation without spreading the virus or catching the virus. Nick and I dove into our first round trip road trip for the July …

Lifestyle, Money

Steps to Improve My Finances in 2020

I read this blog post title, steps to improve my finances in 2020, from another post but then realized that I have a decent plan myself. I didn’t read the post before writing mine. I didn’t want to be swayed from what I had already pre-planned. 2020 started out well for me! I accepted a …

Lifestyle, Money

Money Journal: April 3, Lessons Learned While Staying Home

This week was #3 in the stay-at-home order for our county. I worked from home every week and my husband still had to brave the elements to go to work. My finances were very up and down, but I did learn some very clear lessons in spending, saving, and budgeting. Chic Spending Somehow I managed …

Lifestyle, Money

Money Journal, January 2020

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I did my last money journal in August 2018 and realized that a lot has changed since then. I wanted to complete an updated version and share it with you all. This one does not include a huge wedding to plan for, so I thought it’d be more realistic. Here’s the current state of my …

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 …