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How to Productively Plan Out Your Weekly Tasks

How to Productively Plan Out Your Weekly Tasks

At this moment in time, there are a lot of things that we are unsure of or can’t control. Covid-19 is causing lots of panic, cancellations, and fear all around the world. And the habits and comforts we are used to may not be available […]

Money Management for a 20-Something

Money Management for a 20-Something

For the first time in my life. I feel like I am really sticking to a money plan. A budget. That may be surprising if you know me well because I have always been obsessed with budgeting. So why have I never really used one? […]

Web Design, Work-Life Balance, and Branding with @itsgariele

Web Design, Work-Life Balance, and Branding with @itsgariele

When I came across @itsgariele on instagram, I was definitely impressed. Not only does she have a beautiful feed that is all perfectly on-brand, but she also shares relatable and informative content about web design, digital marketing, and balancing life & business. When I realized […]

3 Ways to Build Your Credit

3 Ways to Build Your Credit

I am 22 years old and I have built up a credit score above 750 with just one credit card and some basic spending rules. A credit score is the number that tells banks, employers, and lenders how reliable you are when it comes to […]

How Storytelling and Branding Work Together

How Storytelling and Branding Work Together

I have been thinking quite a lot about branding lately. About personal brands and the stories we tell about ourselves to the people around us. It started a few months ago when I followed someone new on instagram and I just LOVED their brand. That […]

The 6 Life-Changing Habits I am Sticking to in 2020

The 6 Life-Changing Habits I am Sticking to in 2020

Happy New Year! I hope you are starting this year off with a positive mindset and some big hopes, dreams, plans, and goals. As we enter into 2020, I am sure you are hearing plenty of people talking about their big plans for the new […]

The Enjoyment Audit

The Enjoyment Audit

I really love to read. I love sitting on the beach enthralled in a novel. And I love cozying up on the couch with a glass of wine and my latest how-to book on personal finance. I feel good when I read and I like […]

Get Organized With a Bullet Journal

Get Organized With a Bullet Journal

Whether September brings you a new school year, a new job, or just a change of weather, the last month of summer always feels like a fresh start. One of the ways I like to get ready with a clean slate is to lay out […]

10 Financial Tips From The Wealthy Barber

10 Financial Tips From The Wealthy Barber

I am on a big financial goals kick recently. I love learning about tangible steps I can take to better my finances. The best financial resource book I have read so far is The Wealthy Barber by David Chilton. The best part about The Wealthy […]

For the Love of Budgeting

For the Love of Budgeting

Personal finance and the knowledge behind how to handle money is something I am super passionate about. I have always been a planner and I love to look ahead and feel prepared. I once worked as a front-line advisor at a local credit union, and […]