Is Lasik surgery a good investment? I have (well, I had) terrible vision. When I'm not wearing my contacts or glasses, I can't tell how many fingers you're holding up from 3 feet away. Now I can see perfectly. The outcome has been miraculous. But is it a worthwhile financial investment?Read More
On the rare occasion that I learn a friend doesn’t drink coffee I usually assume there’s something terribly wrong with them...or that they must have been picked on by baristas in their childhood. But maybe they're doing it right after all! How much more could they save in retirement by avoiding a coffee habit? It might be more than you think.Read More
Since I have lived in both low-cost and high-cost of living areas in the past few years, I've spent a lot of time thinking about the pros and cons of both options. What does the math tell us?Read More
Updated for the finalized tax bill!
I know, I know. taxes are probably the last thing you want to talk about. I can't really disagree with you. Unfortunately, taxes are something you will need to worry about for the rest of your life. So on that depressing note, let's learn something that will be useful to you year after year.Read More
Learn how J (from Millennial Boss) paid off almost $100k in debt and turned her financial life around 180 degrees. J is a prolific side-hustler, with alternative income streams from blogging, podcasting, Etsy selling, and more.Read More
Once upon a time, Nicolas Cage bought a pet octopus that he claimed helped him become a better actor. Frankly, he could be right.
But that kind of attitude also led to his eventual bankruptcy.Read More
I know, I know. taxes are probably the last thing you want to talk about. I can't really disagree with you. Unfortunately, taxes are something you will need to worry about for the rest of your life. So on that depressing note, lets read up to learn something that will be useful to you year after year.Read More
Creating a budget is a tried-and-true method of making sure you are living within your means and still have some cash left over for savings. Now look—I'm not saying you need to stop eating out and start eating the same thing every single day—or stop going out to bars and start making your own homebrew (although that could be a fun hobby). But I am saying that you should have a good idea of how much you spend on everything in your life—and structure it so that you are in control of your budget, instead of the other way around.Read More