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Financially Savvy Saturdays #169

Welcome to Financially Savvy Saturdays, the savviest personal finance blog hop on the planet, created specifically for personal finance writers! We welcome all things money here. Whether you’ve written anything from best budgeting practices to how to save money on your regular expenses, you’re invited to link-up. If it ties into personal finance, we want to read…

Hit Up Etsy for Inexpensive Wedding Gifts

Hit Up Etsy for Inexpensive Wedding Gifts

Weddings are expensive and the rigmarole of wedding etiquette is seriously ridiculous – and pretty outdated. I think it’s perfectly fine to RSVP no if the bride or groom would be offended that you can’t afford much of a gift. There are a few folks in my life that ascribe to such strict etiquette in…

Fear & Emotional Spending

Fear & Emotional Spending

It’s been a while since something has completely effed up my mindset, but this past week has done it. I got some bad news from home about my mother’s health – the sort that makes you reevaluate everything about life and what matters. And while we’re hoping it all works out in the end, a…

The Cost of Plunging

The Cost of Plunging

This past week I was visiting a few schools that I’m considering applying to next year. I’ve been really carefully weighing this decision for the last year. One of the things I get asked at each school is “what makes you want to apply here?” While I have a good answer for each school, each…