Savings Roundup

Savings Roundup

I’ve been on a savings kick here this year. I’ve worried about my emergency savings, made goals that rely on some longer term savings, set new types of savings goals. However you want to slice it, saving has been on my mind. Here’s a round up of posts that to help you focus on your…

The Magic of a Nest Egg

The Magic of a Nest Egg

  If you live the freelance, working in the arts lifestyle, here is a protip for you: You need a nest egg. Today at work I was chatting with our brilliant and financially savvy choreographer and we realized we both take the same approach to our freelance lifestyles. First, you need your magic money safety…

5 Savings Challenges to Start This Fall

5 Savings Challenges to Start This Fall

If you want to make big changes in life, you need to overhaul your whole philosophy towards something. This is a big part of why we see so many comparisons between personal finance and fitness (such as how it’s like running…). However, there are times in life when you just need to fit into that…

When You Get Money, Get Rid of It

When You Get Money, Get Rid of It

Ok guys, this is my biggest savings fund tip of them all. When you get money, get rid of it. Especially when it’s more difficult to get the money. I don’t mean go buy some fishing gear or six pairs of Tieks that look adorable but will destroy your feet. I mean hide it away…

Savings Snowballs vs. Savings Avalanches

Savings Snowballs vs. Savings Avalanches

When you’re paying off debt, you often hear of two methods: debt snowballs and debt avalanches. They both get you where you’re trying to go in the end, but psychologically, they’re very different. Debt snowballs are where you list your debts in order of the amount owed. You pay them off from smallest to largest,…

Falling Through Spiderwebs

Falling Through Spiderwebs

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about spider webs, which, I totally get, is pretty weird. It started because I was sure there was some scene in the Hobbit or Lord of the Rings where the hobbits crash through a forest and fall through a ton of spider webs and then get stuck in one.…