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Financially Savvy Saturdays #139

Welcome to Financially Savvy Saturdays, the savviest personal finance blog hop on the planet, created just for personal finance bloggers! We want to read all money related matters here. Whether you’ve written anything from how you’re renovating your home on the cheap to what you wish you knew about money in college, you’re invited to…

This or That

This or That

Personal finance just boils down to consciously realizing you’re playing a game of “this or that.” Getting ahead is realizing you’ve always been playing this game, whether you realized it or not, and it’s probably time to start picking a fair bit of that (unless you’ve always just loved saving, then maybe it is time…

Things I Might Do With My IRA

Things I Might Do With My IRA

Sometimes when I’m feeling a little unmotivated, I like to daydream about what I’ll use my retirement fund for. To be honest, when I first opened my Roth IRA, I used to mutter “Old Mel will be happy you’re doing this” as I transferred over large chunks of my paychecks. It was the only financial…

THINX: For Bleeding on a Budget

THINX: For Bleeding on a Budget

**Disclaimer: Literally all of this post is TMI. Some few real life friends read this blog – proceed with caution. Some few real life male friends read this blog – honest to god, just stop reading right now.** I have been fascinated with THINX underwear since I saw the first ad. Fascinated, repulsed, intrigued, horrified…

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Financially Savvy Saturdays #138

Welcome to Financially Savvy Saturdays, a blog link up created just for personal finance bloggers! We want to read anything to do with personal finance here. Whether you’ve written anything from the best ways to check your credit score to how to travel hack your way to Hawaii, you’re invited to link-up. If it relates to…

Hawaii Savings - Juggling Money Like a Boss

Hawaii Savings – Juggling Money Like a Boss

I mentioned a last week that I just was not feeling the personal finance vibe (and full disclosure – totally went out and ate a chimichanga immediately after writing, though I did manage to forgo a bunch of liquor and buying any clothes so…. kind of a win… or a personal finance bloggers fail too story……