My Why of FI

"My why of FI" - how's that for a rhyming phrase? Anyway, I have a confession to make: I'm not the most decisive person. If you ask me what I like to do for fun, I will probably have a difficult time responding very confidently. I mean, other than working on this blog, of course! But since I don't typically mention that in the context of small talk, I will usually say something like, "Ya…

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6 Ways Anxiety Makes Life Difficult

Anxiety is a complicated subject, to say the least. While I am not a psychologist by any stretch of the imagination, I speak from experience. That's because anxiety is something that affects me personally. And by that, I mean it is a daily struggle. That may not be obvious because I tend to be pretty outgoing online, but that is far from the whole story. I have mentioned it on Twitter at least a few…

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Net worth Report: Better Than Broke, and Still Improving

If you were hoping this would be a post where I wouldn't feel the need to mention my student loans, you are mistaken. After all, net worth is calculated by subtracting what is owed from what is owned. Hence, you could have $1 million in assets, but if you have $1.5 million worth of debt, of course, you still have a negative worth. Despite my frugal ways, I've had a negative net worth for most…

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The Versatile Blogger Award

Hey all. I have the distinct pleasure of bringing you a very special post this evening. I was nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award by Edel. Thank you so much Edel! Edel’s blog can be found here. You can also find her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest. Be sure to check her out and follow! Update: I was also nominated by Lauren of Bustin Out Beauty! Thank you, Lauren! Be sure to Follow Lauren on Twitter,…

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5 Ways My Relationship with Money Has Changed

I'd like to talk about some of the ways my relationship with money has changed. Each one of us could potentially have a vastly different relationship with money, depending on a lot of different factors. Money is a funny thing, actually. Unless you are completely self-sufficient and can produce everything you use and consume, you probably need money. That is money at its most basic level; a medium of exchange. If you want something, you…

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2018 Liebster Award Nomination

Hello all! Today I have a very special post for you. I'm excited as I am honored to have been nominated for this award twice! What is the Liebster award? The Liebster Award is an entirely community-driven award intended to recognize new bloggers. Mostly it is a nice way to grow our audiences, while at the same letting you get to know us better. I was nominated by two totally awesome blogs: Tyler Belle is a lifestyle blog by…

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