This post is sponsored in collaboration with Alpha Medical. All opinions in this post are 100% mine. If I could sum up what my day-to-day has been like for the last few months in three words it would be BUSY-AS-HELL. I have found myself neglecting important things such as sleeping and exercise because there are so many things I am doing on a daily basis. Between running my blog, my … [Read more...] about How To Get Birth Control Without a Visit to the Doctor’s Office
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Lennox for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I bought my house 4 years ago now, and I must say that there is plenty I have learned about homeownership in that time. As with any major transition in life, things you never thought about before homeownership become things you think about often. These things can range from maintaining the … [Read more...] about 5 Things I Learned About Heating and Cooling After Buying a House
Millennials are under a lot of pressure to aspire to the same lifestyle as their parents, despite how changes in the economy, demographics, and government policy have impacted the American Dream over the last few decades. For many young Americans, home ownership might feel like it's simply out of reach for now - but I'd beg to differ. Investing in real estate early in life is one of the best ways … [Read more...] about How Do I Know How Much to Budget for a New Home?
If you are like me, math is not your favorite thing in the world. And when it comes to balancing a checkbook . . . no thanks! Making a fast and easy budget sounds like the hardest thing ever. Muddling through piles of bills, checks, and other papers sound like a bit of a nightmare. That's why so many young adults put off creating a budget and hope they don't end up on the street. Luckily, … [Read more...] about How To Make A Fast and Easy Budget When You Have Zero Time
Buying your first home is one of the most exciting milestones in your life. You get to own something tangible and are no longer indebted to landlords. But getting financially ready for this big step can be financially stressful. If you're ready to start looking for a house of your own, follow this helpful guide. I'll show you all the steps you need to take with your finances before you sign on … [Read more...] about How To Get Your Finances Ready For Buying Your First Home
Easy and frugal DIY ideas can be hard to find, especially for self-proclaimed non-crafty people like me. When it comes to DIYs and crafting, I wish I could say I was more skilled. I save tons of adorable seasonal crafts and decor inspiration to my Pinterest boards but rarely get around to actually making any of them. The reasons: time and money. Though I love creating, I'm actually not very … [Read more...] about 13 Frugal DIY Ideas That Are Easy To Do
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Green Dot for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I've been wanting to go shopping for some time, but always felt guilty about doing so. I know I should be saving more. But that does not mean that my need to shop simply goes away. I believe it is possible to be smart and save your money and spend a little bit on yourself without going crazy. … [Read more...] about How to Shop Til’ You Drop While on a Budget
I have one hell of a relationship when it comes to credit cards. On the one hand I would not have excellent credit if weren't for me signing up for credit cards, so kudos to you credit cards for helping me reach my great credit score. On the other hand, I have an enourmous amount of credit card debt despite this beautiful credit score, so screw you credit. When it comes to paying off debt, … [Read more...] about 10 Credit Card Tips that Will Save You Money Without the Debt