40+ Stores That Sell ModCloth Clothes for Less

40+ Stores That Sell ModCloth Clothes for Less

I’ve been a little obsessed with ModCloth since I first found them several years ago. The clothes are quirky and adorable. I love that the reviews are of real girls, including pictures of them wearing the clothes. What I don’t love is how expensive ModCloth is. And when something I don’t like collides with something…

When Well Timed Advertising Busts My Budget

When Well Timed Advertising Busts My Budget

Over the summer I noticed that the shopping center my gym was in was actually one giant consumerism trap for me. And I was freaking proud of myself for picking up on that so quickly (I think it also didn’t hurt that most of the stores weren’t open yet when I joined the gym there…

Chick-Fil-A vs. a No Spend Day

Chick-Fil-A vs. a No Spend Day

The struggle is real, folks! My relationship with personal finance is almost as much of a roller coaster as my actual relationships. At the height of celebrating bringing in some extra dough in October, I went into a week long, unpaid layoff from my show. I know I shouldn’t spend much, since I’m not making…

Money is Freedom Mentality

Money is Freedom Mentality

I guess it’s not that surprising that I’ve spent the last few days thinking about the past year and what has changed in my life. From the sort of posts I’ve seen popping up on other personal finance blogs, I’m not the only one – and there’s one change that actually makes me really happy.…

Should You Always Curb the Urge to Splurge?

Should You Always Curb the Urge to Splurge?

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about when it’s ok to indulge the urge to splurge. While I’ve come to the conclusion that there is only one hard and fast rule, it’s still a definite gray area. #1 Urge to Splurge Rule: Only splurge when you can afford it! This isn’t really a quality versus…