Tag: Personal Finance

Check your receipts!

For my next Everyday Victories post, I will go over a quick way I saved $30 on a recent grocery store trip. Everyday Victories are little decisions I make to save day-to-day. Read my first post here. On this particular trip, I was stocking up…

What I Did to Save Money Before My London Waddle (London Babymoon)

What I Did to Save Money Before My London Waddle (London Babymoon)

In a few days I’m heading off to the land of double decker buses and proper English. Normal people who are 7 months pregnant don’t try to travel trans-Atlantic, but somehow my husband and I rationalized this would be good final trip before our baby…

7 Ways to Save Money on a Wedding

7 Ways to Save Money on a Wedding

“But it’s your special day.” Ah yes, the siren song of wedding vendors and bridezilla wranglers everywhere, luring victims into dropping $60 per table centerpiece or $5000 on a dress that gets worn once. This one phrase has been slowly morphing weddings, especially receptions, into…

College: What I Did Wrong (Part 2)

College: What I Did Wrong (Part 2)

I hate most other blogs.  Most other blogs are written by robo-people who seem to have never made a mistake in their lives. I’m not one of them- I don’t sit at a pastel color-coordinated desk with perpetually warm coffee and cursive writing floating overhead.…

College: What I Did Right (Part 1)

College: What I Did Right (Part 1)

Several weeks ago I volunteered to speak to a group of asleep high school students about my experiences as a woman in STEM.  Though the students seemed minimally interested in my talk, it allowed me to reflect on how a lot of the choices I…

3 Big Financial Changes You Can Make to Save Hundreds of Dollars a Month

3 Big Financial Changes You Can Make to Save Hundreds of Dollars a Month

“Did you know you can save $4 a week by not buying your weekly double venti mocha skinny steamed swirled eggnog latte?”  No, I did not, toothy internet financial guru, THANK YOU, WOW, this will pay off my $600 a month student loans.  And while…