Budget, Resources + Tools, Travel

4 Ways I Fly Stress-Free (+ how I save with Southwest while I do it)

The following post contains affiliate links. The opinions below are 100% my own. For any questions, please check out my Disclosure. This one time, I stood in the TSA security line with Redfoo from LFMAO in the Columbus airport. For reals. Stuart still maintains it wasn’t him, but I knew better. It was totally Red… Read More 4 Ways I Fly Stress-Free (+ how I save with Southwest while I do it)

Financial Planning, Resources + Tools

5 Financial Conversations You Need to Have Before Tying the Knot

So, it’s already been two months since we returned from our fabulous, wonderful, spectacular vacation to Glacier National Park. If I had it my way, we would have stayed hidden in the Rocky Mountains and never returned… It was THAT awesome! Immersing yourself in a completely different environment has a way of making you reflect… Read More 5 Financial Conversations You Need to Have Before Tying the Knot

Professional, Resources + Tools

7 Gamechangers That Will Turn Your CV into a Resume

Before I landed my first job in Columbus, I sent out over 160 resumes. Nonfiction. Granted, this also includes the jobs I applied for in Lexington before we moved. So maybe it was 50/50. But seriously, if you’ve been applying to jobs left and right and feel like you’re getting nowhere, you’re not alone. Anyone… Read More 7 Gamechangers That Will Turn Your CV into a Resume

Grad School, Professional, Resources + Tools

How to Sell Out: Tips on Finding a Non-Ac Job You Love

So you’ve created a budget and you’ve stuck to that budget like white on rice. But the debt’s still piling up, you’re stressing about funding for school, the dismal job market is lingering in the back of your mind, you live in a run-down slum on campus, you can’t afford to even travel to and… Read More How to Sell Out: Tips on Finding a Non-Ac Job You Love

Home-buying Series, Resources + Tools

I’m in Student Loan Repayment and Still Bought a House | Part 7: Closing the Deal

**Disclaimer: All of the information included in this series of posts are a personal account of my experiences and my personal opinions. I am not a real estate agent, mortgage broker, financial adviser, or attorney. You made it! You’ve reached the last installment of the Bluegrass Bones home-buying series and let me tell you… The… Read More I’m in Student Loan Repayment and Still Bought a House | Part 7: Closing the Deal

Home-buying Series, Resources + Tools

I’m in Student Loan Repayment and Still Bought a House | Part 6: The Snafu

**Disclaimer: All of the information included in this series of posts are a personal account of my experiences and my personal opinions. I am not a real estate agent, mortgage broker, financial adviser, or attorney. Every home purchase deal hits a snafu. Sometimes it’s uncooperative sellers, sometimes it’s a disastrous home inspection. Even if you… Read More I’m in Student Loan Repayment and Still Bought a House | Part 6: The Snafu

Home-buying Series, Resources + Tools

I’m in Student Loan Repayment and Still Bought a House | Part 5: (Terrorist) Negotiations

**Disclaimer: All of the information included in this series of posts are a personal account of my experiences and my personal opinions. I am not a real estate agent, mortgage broker, financial adviser, or attorney. All of the information in this post hinges on the assumption that you are confident in the offer you made… Read More I’m in Student Loan Repayment and Still Bought a House | Part 5: (Terrorist) Negotiations

Home-buying Series, Resources + Tools

I’m in Student Loan Repayment and Still Bought a House | Part 4: Making the Offer

**Disclaimer: All of the information included in this series of posts are a personal account of my experiences and my personal opinions. I am not a real estate agent, mortgage broker, financial adviser, or attorney. Now that you’ve found your dream house (or something like it), what do you do? It’s time to make an… Read More I’m in Student Loan Repayment and Still Bought a House | Part 4: Making the Offer