All Posts / Making Money / Millennials
There are many negative stereotypes about millennials. We’re often classified as lazy, entitled, and immature. I don’t agree with these stereotypes. Of course, there are a few millennials out there who fit these stereotypes, but there are more who don’t.
Many millennials are working their asses off, paying off debt, starting their own businesses, and building wealth. Here are 10 inspiring career and lifestyle blogs for millennial women. These incredible ladies are killing it!
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I wore sweatpants to work last week, and no one cared. No, I do not work from home and this is not going to be a post about how awesome it is to work from home. I work a full-time 9 to 5 job in an office. But I wore sweatpants to work last week – something I’ve never done before in my life – and no one cared.
There are many articles on how to dress professionally for work, and many of these articles are targeted specifically toward millennials. I learned plenty of office dress code rules in grad school as well. I received my master’s degree in HR from a snooty business school, and it was typical for students to dress up for class.
All Posts / Frugal Tips / Wedding
Did you know that the average wedding in the U.S. costs a whopping $30,000? By far the most expensive part of the wedding is the venue. Even more “affordable” locations may charge thousands of dollars for venue rentals. If you want to drastically reduce the cost of your wedding (which you probably do if you’re reading this blog!), check out these tips for how to save thousands of dollars on your venue(s).
All Posts / General Tips / Wedding
My husband and I got married outside at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden on a gorgeous fall day. The wedding was beautiful, but if I could do it all over again, I probably wouldn’t have an outdoor wedding. Here are some of the pros and cons of having an outdoor wedding.
All Posts / Holidays & Fun / Saving Money
Life’s necessities call for ongoing spending. Food, housing, transportation and other basic needs comprise the nuts and bolts of most budgets, as well as clothing, which represents another perennial spending category. Fortunately, although you can’t do without clothes, keeping covered need not break the bank. There are indeed ways to save money on clothes, without sacrificing your personal style.
*This post has been sponsored by Readies.
All Posts / Mental Health / Wellness
Visits to therapists skyrocket during the cold winter months. Research shows that most of us feel more sad, anxious, or irritable during the winter than we do in the summer. Some develop a serious condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder, which is defined as depression that occurs during the winter months. SAD is believed to be caused primarily by a lack of sunlight, which can cause problems with serotonin – a neurotransmitter that affects mood. Here is how to be happy in 4 simple steps.
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All Posts / My Wedding / Wedding
On this blog, I’ve shared budget wedding tips, and general tips for weddings…but I haven’t shared my own wedding yet!
Ben and I got married on a beautiful fall day at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Keep reading for a breakdown of our entire budget and tips for how to save money on your own wedding!
All Posts / Minimalism / More
Today, Heather Shue (a fellow Minnesotan who blogs at Simply Save) is sharing her thoughts on minimalism! Enjoy!
When people hear the word “minimalism” I think they sometimes picture a person who lives in an empty echoing apartment, with bare white walls, and entirely empty surfaces. It sounds boring, scary, and pointless to some. But that’s really not the case. That stereotypical image of a minimalist isn’t entirely accurate. Minimalists are everywhere and aren’t what you’d expect! Minimalism isn’t nearly as bad as what you think.
All Posts / Frugal Living / Saving Money
If you’re reading this, odds are that you’re a cash-strapped millennial trying to find ways to improve your net worth – through saving money, increasing income, and/or paying off debt. I think my blog is a great resource for all of these things, but I might be a little biased 😉 There are also other awesome blogs out there in the personal finance world.
All Posts / Life / More
I recently sprained my ankle, and the first question everyone asks is: “How did it happen?”
I was at the gas station, and when I was walking back to my car, I tripped and my ankle twisted. I wasn’t running, playing a sport, or doing anything crazy like cliff jumping or running a marathon in stilettos.