Two months ago, I was in Peru giving money management workshops to local artisan women. We covered the topic of savings for a few weeks. My audience was a group of women to whom the concept of saving was a new one. Until then they hadn’t had much stable income for saving to be a… Continue reading Saving: Reflections from Peru
I can guarantee at some point you’ve wished you didn’t have to go to work tomorrow. For me this was once a daily occurrence. For most of us the need of a regular income has kept us tied to our desks, especially in jobs we dislike. In one of my first summer jobs, my boss… Continue reading How I quit my job AKA why emergency funds are cool
MEET: Dali @bronxdandelion Age: 28 Location: Bronx, NY This week Dali is talking to us about saving for retirement! Whether you're fresh out of college or mid-career, it's never too early to start planning for retirement. Stay tuned this week as every day we'll post a new video with one new tip regarding what you… Continue reading Retirement!
Things cost money and it sucks. But there are plenty free 99 options that work well if you’re looking to keep things low cost and/or find social activities where each person can choose their own spending level. Take a walk Go to a park and bring a blanket and people watch chill and catch up with… Continue reading Things Cost Money and It Sucks
If you find yourself wondering, “Why cant I stick to my goals?” these 4 quick quick tips are for you: Goal isn’t the right size You want to be a CEO? Great! However working on a goal that big can be discouraging. Don’t forget that there are steps in between that you’ll have accomplish first.… Continue reading 4 Quick Tips to Achieve Your Goals
My brother once asked me, what are you going to do with money you’re saving? I was accumulating a lot of savings but I couldn’t say what for. Take a trip, he suggested. He was right, saving for savings sake isn’t useful. Still, I didn’t want to spend this money frivolously (and I already had a… Continue reading Invest in you
Hesitation is a good friend of mine. Mostly because I’m a thinker and an observer. I like to watch, wait and analyze before I jump. I recently visited a friend whose house has a loft dock over the ocean. I decided to jump off the top level of the dock but once I got up… Continue reading No hesitations