Sometimes We Make Money to Spend It

Sometimes We Save Money to Spend It

This sounds like a weird sentence- but sometimes I need to remind myself of it. A good friend of mine was recently debating leaving her job. She had another lined up to start in a few months, but she was pretty miserable there. She has an excellent savings account and knew that she wouldn’t struggle…

What Do You Spend Your $$$ On?

What Do You Spend Your $$$ On?

Every once in a while, I find a song that really sticks with me for whatever reason – it either relates to where I am in life or it really makes me feels something. Yesterday on Pandora, Spend Your $$$ by Walk the Moon (a great group that I found thanks to Lisa from Lisa…

Budget 101: Mind Over Money

Budget 101: Mind Over Money

Most people seem to think that if they just had a little more money, they’d be so much happier, and to an extent this is true, but in a series of studies on the matter have shown that somewhere between $50,000-$161,000 is the optimum income (Kahneman, Frank, Wicker). That area is the money/happiness pinnacle. And…