Ways to Save – Grocery Edition

Ways to Save – Grocery Edition

Next up in our Ways to Save series is food – and more specifically, grocery shopping. When I first moved to [city] (fill in the blank - DC (2004), Paris (2006), London (2012) and New York (2016)) – I was shocked by the price of food in grocery stores. Each and every city brought a [...]

Savings – why you need an emergency fund!

Savings – why you need an emergency fund!

Next up on in Money Matters is super super important savings strategies, tips and tricks. I will be talking all about different kinds of savings, how much you should actually be saving, where you should be putting it (not under the mattress), potential tax consequences, everything you ever needed to know about tax advantaged accounts, [...]

Ways to Save – TV

Ways to Save – TV

As part of my recent fiscal responsibility and the blog’s newfound love of Money Matters, I want to kick off another important part of how we (I) are (am) getting our finances in order and setting financial goals that are actually achievable. This is the Ways to Save series – we will look at all [...]

Student Loans – The Struggle is Real

Student Loans – The Struggle is Real

We have covered a wide range of options for dealing with the struggle of student loans… believe me - the struggle has never been more real. If student loans have got you down, you have a few different options – you can: pay them all off immediately (unrealistic) pay the minimum amount every month (which [...]

Student Loan Fallback – Deferment / Forbearance

Student Loan Fallback – Deferment / Forbearance

Only a couple more options to get through on the student loan front - today, we are going to focus on some of the last resorts. If you are in the depths of financial despair, with little to no cash flow, you may be able to take advantage of one of these alternatives. Both deferment [...]