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
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.
Hi, friends! I’ve been thinking about you a lot lately. Well, thinking about some of the blog posts I want to write, how I need your help with more ideas for my upcoming adventure (which now includes some travel through the USA!) and wondering what you are up to over there. But I haven’t let
Hi, friends! Today’s post is going to be different from what I usually publish and for a very special reason. A couple weeks ago, Mike – a high school teacher in Steinbach, Manitoba – tweeted that he was going to be sharing my blog and budgeting strategies with his students. Mike teaches a financial literacy class (which