Saving Money With Stoicism

Read time: 6 minutes, or get to the point. Stoicism is defined as “the endurance of pain or hardship without the display of feelings and without complaint”. That, I’m assuming, sounds awful to most people. Why would anyone want to practice feeling pain and not displaying emotion? I’ll be honest with you, the “not displaying emotion” part sounds pretty boring,… Read More »Saving Money With Stoicism

How To Save Money Grocery Shopping (With Example $20 Weekly Budget)

Read Time: 7 minutes, or get to the point. As I’ve mentioned in a previous article, it is possible to have a $20 weekly grocery budget for one person. For me, that’s a budget for Monday through Thursday and I have a separate budget for the weekend since that’s usually when I go out to eat. I also usually skip… Read More »How To Save Money Grocery Shopping (With Example $20 Weekly Budget)

How This Country Can Afford Nice Things (And Why No One Is Talking About It)

The purpose of this blog is to talk about ideas that can help you save money. Today I’m going to talk about something the whole country (and by extension, you) could do to achieve that. In the long run, it would save you money by lowering your taxes and using the taxes you already pay to offer some pretty nice… Read More »How This Country Can Afford Nice Things (And Why No One Is Talking About It)

The Forgotten R

We’ve all heard the phrase “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”. These three R’s are supposed to be the holy trinity of saving the environment. Unfortunately, some of them get a little less attention than the others. “Recycle” is definitely the star of the show. If you went up to someone on the street and asked them if they reduce, reuse, and recycle,… Read More »The Forgotten R

Why You Should Settle

I wasn’t really sure what to call this article at first. I think the title I landed on may scare a lot of people away, because the idea of settling seems like poison to most millenials like me. I know I struggled with the thought of settling for a long time, but I now I think it’s not nearly as… Read More »Why You Should Settle

Why You Shouldn’t Get Excited About a Big Tax Return

You may have seen the new TurboTax commercial with a song that exclaims “all people are tax people” over and over (and over) again. The commercial aired during the Super Bowl and it features people from all walks of life dancing excitedly about getting their tax returns. If you haven’t seen it yet, don’t bother. You’ll wish you hadn’t. Besides… Read More »Why You Shouldn’t Get Excited About a Big Tax Return