Recently my car bit the dust. After two weeks of putting too much money into repairs that had zero impact, I finally came to the decision to say goodbye to my car for good. But what to do with it? That was the big question.
After a few weeks of thinking it over and discussing it... Read More
I was listening to a Freakonomics podcast (one of my personal favorites) the other day about the sharing economy. This episode (Regulate This!) got me thinking about the numerous ways that students and recent graduates can save money, or alternately earn money, to tackle their student loans. Below are a few ways we... Read More
My boyfriend and I will be moving in together towards the end of the year, and we've been discussing our finances a lot lately. We've agreed to split rent equally, but handling the logistics of that has yet to be determined. I'm assuming we'll open a joint checking account and each of us will deposit... Read More
In my last resolution check-in, I concentrated on our goal to pay off our highest interest student loan. In August, as promised, we paid off that sucker with a final payment of two hundred dollars and some change!
Now that we have conquered our most daunting resolution, it’s time to reevaluate our other resolutions.
One... Read More
Although my parents were actively interested in my college application and decision process, they never sat me down to discuss furthering my education and the costs associated with college. I received good grades in high school and was involved in a variety of activities, so I think they knew I would be able to figure... Read More