Six Weight Loss Tips that Also Work for Personal Finance

There are two important numbers I keep track of in my life—my calories in MyFitnessPal and my expenditures in my budget spreadsheet. I know, I know, it's a little neurotic, but I've found that doing so allows me to see patterns and figure out my weaknesses. By reviewing my "data," I've made several insights, and … Continue reading Six Weight Loss Tips that Also Work for Personal Finance

New Apartment? How to Outfit Your Bathroom for $14 (Photo List)

It's hard moving out for the first time—there are so many household items you've taken for granted living with your parents, and it can be overwhelming to stock an entire household by yourself. Although it may be fun to decorate the living room or pick out dinnerware, there's one area that nobody wants to spend … Continue reading New Apartment? How to Outfit Your Bathroom for $14 (Photo List)

Rob Porter and Why Domestic Abuse is Not a “Women’s Issue”

You probably don't remember the domestic abuse scandal involving Rob Porter, the White House staff secretary, because it was practically years ago, before the school shooting, the Russian indictments, and the Playboy model. In a just world, the issue would have become a weeks-long scandal. In this timeline, however, it disappeared from media coverage before … Continue reading Rob Porter and Why Domestic Abuse is Not a “Women’s Issue”

Accepting the Imperfect: Home Edition

We purposely bought a house that wasn't a fixer upper. After viewing houses with red-carpeted bathrooms, abandoned swimming pools, and 5-foot-high basement ceilings, we decided to add thirty grand to our absurdly low house budget. As much as we wanted something at a rock bottom price, we're incredibly lazy we knew nothing about home repair and … Continue reading Accepting the Imperfect: Home Edition