Financial Lessons from the Kitchen Sink | brokeGIRLrich

Financial Lessons from the Kitchen Sink

There are two chores I REALLY hate doing and one of them is definitely the dishes. It feels futile. Hopeless and overwhelming. Inevitably, as soon as I finish washing them, I’m thirsty. And I want some milk. And now a glass is dirty again. Sweet baby Jesus, when will it ever end?!?!!? Not gonna lie.…

How to Prop Up Your Income with Prop Design | A Vosa.com Guest Post

How to Prop Up Your Income with Prop Design

Check this out over at Vosa.com as part of the Make Money Monday (M$M) Series! I am not an artist. I had to take some art classes in college and barely scraped by with mercy B’s every time. I do, however, love Pinterest and I’m pretty good at achieving success with some of the DIY…

Net Worth: March 2014

Accountability: March 2014

Profile I am twenty-nine years old. I work as an assistant production manager and my yearly salary is $52,000. I live in NYC, aka the most expensive place on earth, and am still often wondering why on earth I left my last job where room and board were part of my salary. Saving & Spending…

A Tale of Two Hairdressers | brokeGIRLrich

A Tale of Two Hairdressers

The other day I got my bi-yearly haircut (it’s true) and since I’m not particularly chatty, my hairstylist struck up a conversation with the neighboring hairstylist that was fascinating to me. Hairstlyist #2 enters salon and drops a half a dozen shopping bags on the floor next to the neighboring chair (that salon is in…

#NYCFail: Drinking

#NYCFail: Drinking

Moving to NYC has made me super budget conscious. Fortunately, I work a lot and don’t have many friends in the city. Being on my own most of the time makes it easy to stick to my budget, and hanging out with my hometown friends on the weekends in NJ is so much cheaper than…

Budget Friendly Foods: Mushrooms | brokeGIRLrich

Budget Friendly Foods: Mushrooms

When I was a broke grad student living in England, the price of everything there freaked me out for the first few months. This is because the pound kicks the dollars butt… and it was kicking it pretty good in 2010-11. I seriously lived like a weird little hermit, but I still had to eat.…