Because of the work I do for Rockstar Finance, I skim hundreds of blog posts and news articles each week, and there are a handful of themes I see over and over again. Paying off debt, embracing minimalism, building wealth and retiring early are among the top five. But the topic of “quitting your job to travel the
This is a guest post from my friend Chelsea Fagan, founder of The Financial Diet. It originally appeared on her blog, and I thought it was the perfect follow-up to everything we’ve talked about this week. — There are a few things I like to do as a kind of “personal housekeeping” on a quarterly
It’s been an interesting first year as a full-time freelance writer. For starters, I didn’t even know that I’d still be out on my own, at this point. My last day of work was June 26th, 2015 and all I knew was that I had a bunch of cash saved up and at least six
What was your first grown-up job? One where you thought, “yes, this is the beginning of my career”. In the summer of 2006, I worked as a Jr. Communications Officer at what was then known as the Public Affairs Bureau for the Province of BC. There, I wrote media releases, briefing documents, and speeches for MLAs and
Hi friends! There are a handful of things I want to share with you today, so I thought I’d have some fun and attempt to write exactly 100 words about each thing. Here we go :) 1. A Simple Year is Back Open for Registration For the first time in four years, A Simple Year
Before you jump to conclusions, I am not deleting this blog! I’m simply changing the name. :) On October 1st, 2010, I created a free blog: blondeonabudget.wordpress.com, to be exact. (Which, oddly enough, looks like someone setup again just a few weeks ago… huh. Anyway!) I setup the blog when I was 25 and had approx.