How to Manage Your Money From Your Phone

It’s the first week of summer. I know I really can’t believe it either, it’s certainly an exciting time. The days get longer and continue to get hotter. That means you’re out and about and spending like nobody’s business. Summer is my favorite season, but I do notice there is an increase in my spending as I find all these amazing things to do in NYC. It’s one of the best times to explore new hobbies and go on lots of adventures. It’s birthday season, wedding season,… […]

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5 Reasons You Should Budget

Remember my blog post 7 Things You Should Know Before You Move to NYC? If you missed it, I discussed how moving to NYC definitely shocked some reality into me. My Carrie Bradshaw dreams came crashing down on me real quick when I realized it’s expensive to live in this jungle. Luckily, I was quick on my feet and made adjustments to support my new out of graduate school lifestyle. I taught myself how to budget, which is something college or graduate school does not teach you. (Excludes all the Finance and Accounting majors who have this built into their curriculum.) […]

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How to Wanderlust on a Budget

Traveling is a way to not only relieve stress, but it’s an amazing opportunity to meet people from all walks of life. There’s something about connecting with an individual you don’t know and having a common ground. It’s the best form of education, which fuels passion and motivation. I always come back from my vacations refueled and ready to conquer it all. It’s the best feeling. There’s so much to see in the world, so why not take the opportunity to see it? […]

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8 Ways to Get Smart About Your Money

Being financially savvy plays a huge role in your stability. Earlier this year I created a vision board which included my financial plans for the year. I also wrote out my goals, making them visible to me daily as a reminder. For someone like myself who loves to travel and go off on random adventures, it’s important for me to be smart about my money. Here are 8 helpful ways to ensure your finances are on fleek. […]

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How to Start Investing with Only $5.00

New investors including myself often get overwhelmed by the stock market and the options it provides. This year make it a point to learn about the stock market and start investing now. After all, there’s nothing like sitting back and letting your money work for you. While doing some research on the internet, I found this awesome app called STASH Invest. It is a new company that allows you to invest in fractional shares for a minimum of $5.00! […]

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