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The Four Main Money Mentalities and How to Find Yours

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We all know that money is a highly emotional subject. You’re probably not even thinking about your money mentality. Arguments over money are the #1 cause of divorce. Money anxiety can affect your health. Money faux pas can negatively impact relationships with friends and family. Beyond tracking your finances and creating a plan to build […]

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3 Crazy Things I’ve Done When Trying to Get Clients to Pay Me

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Personally, sometimes I feel like the “National (X) Day” stuff is getting out of hand. But then I found out National Freelancer’s Day is June 20th and I thought, “Finally! A holiday I can get behind.” One of the biggest issues for freelancers everywhere is getting paid on time (or, you know, at all…) I […]

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Moving in With Your Boyfriend? Here’s 30 Questions to Answer First

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So, you’re seriously considering moving in with your boyfriend. But how do you know if you, your relationship, and (most importantly) your finances are ready? Moving in together can have significant financial benefits, but there are drawbacks since you and your relationship aren’t financially protected by the legalities of marriage or a domestic partnership.   While […]

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What “Sex and the City” Got Wrong About Money (And 5 Things It Got Right)

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Guys. I did it. I finally figured out a way to turn my mild Sex and the City obsession into a blog post. I’ve missed the boat on all of the initial 20th-anniversary posts celebrating 20 years since the series debuted, but I recently rewatched the entire six seasons and it’s interesting how different it is […]

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How to Make New Friends in Your 20’s and 30’s (Without being Awkward AF)

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It’s easy to feel lonely in your 20’s and 30’s: having roommates begins to lose its appeal, and between work, taking care of yourself, and people coupling up like crazy, your network steadily begins to shrink. I am no stranger to this “I don’t have any friends,” feeling. When I moved back from NYC in […]

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On the Right Financial Path? Here’s 5 Ways to Tell You’re Doing What Matters Most

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  Personal finance is full of well-worn basics: pay yourself first when saving, create a budget, don’t use high-interest types of credit. Easy enough to say, but these basics can get tricky to balance during life changes. Even the most practiced of us in our money can feel overwhelmed by the financial decisions we face during […]

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