Happy end of 2016! With the year coming to a close, it’s a good time to start laying out a 2017 gameplan. These are my goals for the coming year: Financial Goals: Pay off all my student debt. I’ve only got $10,000 more to go! By December 31st I’ll have saved up roughly $4,000 of that, so…… Continue reading My 2017 Financial Goals
A friend of mine is about to start a new job with a company that offers no company retirement plan. This is a tough situation to be in, mostly because it means that saving for your retirement is now in your hands. Most companies make it easy – you set your contribution amount, and you…… Continue reading What to do if your company doesn’t offer a retirement plan
Most of my friends have been working for a few years now, and many are deciding if they should go to grad school in hopes of better job prospects and longer term higher earning. Obviously, the value of going back to school varies by industry – some require higher education in order to climb the…… Continue reading Is Grad School Worth the Cost?
This post was originally supposed to be a Cash Fasting Challenge post. I was going to cut down on my personal expenditures for the month to get myself out of that cash flow hole I’ve been digging myself into. On top of that, I went to London the week of Thanksgiving, so I wanted…… Continue reading When did I become a shopaholic?