Best Tools to Minimize Freelancing Headaches with Xero

Best Tools to Minimize Freelancing Headaches with Xero

This post contains affiliate links. When I first started brokeGIRLrich three and a half years ago, it took me about 4 months to make any money. And man oh man, was I excited about that 0.01 commission from Google AdSense – not that it paid out that month since the minimum was $100 to receive…

5 Things Every Senior Should Know About Retirement

5 Things Every Senior Should Know About Retirement

Though the current average retirement age is 62, retirement culture is swiftly changing. Today’s college graduates may not be able to retire until 75. If you’re a decade or more away from retirement, that could mean your retirement is pushed back closer to your early seventies. The good news here is that this gives you…

Why I Love TurboTax

Why I Love TurboTax

In the last 5 years, I’ve used TurboTax to file my taxes every year except one (and let’s be real here, not too many people join the circus and suddenly have 30 states worth of W-2s making them regret every career decision they made in their life that led them to that point). Most people…

Funding Innovation

Funding Innovation

As someone who has spent a lot of time in school and who even aspires to be a professor someday, a topic that often crossed my mind was –how do you survive as an academic? Largely, it’s by securing funding to research your area of interest, whether it’s one to one theater or large hadron…

Destroying Debt: Beating Taxes

Destroying Debt: How to Beat Taxes

Destroying debt is something that is constant. It’s not a one-and-done type of problem. If you’ve tackled paying off your debt, that is a huge milestone and you should be proud of your hard work. However, experience has shown us just how quickly we can slide back down the slippery debt slope. Good habits are…

Taxes: Declaring Pennies on My Eyes

Taxes: Declaring Pennies on My Eyes

**This is NOT a sponsored post.** I actually have no real issue with taxes as a concept. I drive on roads, so I want them to not be pothole death traps. Even though I don’t know if kids are ever on my agenda, someday the children of today will grow up and be my coworkers…