Why I Will Never Get A Raise or Promotion At My Day Job…Yet Will Still Get More Responsibility

When I started at my day job in 2015, I was so excited. It was my first real job. It didn’t matter that I had no interest in what the company was doing or that marketing did not align with my values (manipulating human psychology to sell crap never sat right with me.) I was…… Continue reading Why I Will Never Get A Raise or Promotion At My Day Job…Yet Will Still Get More Responsibility

How I Increased My Credit Score by Over 150 points in 3 Months

When I checked my credit score two years ago, it was categorized as very poor. Low 500s. Even though I knew I was more than a number, I couldn’t help but feel shame about how I had managed my money over the past 6 years. From age 18-21 I made a serious of bad financial…… Continue reading How I Increased My Credit Score by Over 150 points in 3 Months

How Mint.com Saved Me from a Slow, Painful, Financial Death

No Mint.com did NOT pay me to write this. When you provide an amazingly useful product for FREE people will write and rave about you.  I heard about Mint.com in 2013 as a junior in college. I vaguely remember creating an account and feeling weird about giving them my debit card information. But I did…… Continue reading How Mint.com Saved Me from a Slow, Painful, Financial Death