Twelve years ago I arrived to the Salt Lake City International Airport with broken luggage (it was duct taped all over to hold my precious possessions) in hand, and two hundred dollars in my wallet. I came to America with great expectations and hope for a better future. I had a very vague idea about… (34 comments)

This post is part of Yakezie blog swap #17. Members of the Yakezie Personal Finance Blogging Network pair up and exchange guest postings on a common topic. The topic of this blog swap was to discuss the best budget travel idea. Jana is the owner and writer of Daily Money Shot, a personal finance site (and one of my favorite blogs!) that… (32 comments)

  January was not an easy month. I felt unhinged. I felt content. I was a bitch. I was a good friend. I was rude. I was sweet. I expected a lot. I expected very little. I was happy. I was blue. I was sick. I was all over the place. All shopping bills are… (37 comments)

The following post is from Marissa over at Thirty Six Months, where she talks about investing, paying off her student debts, and saving money along the way. I really enjoyed it because I am all about investing in quality. In fact, based on Marissa’s recommendations I might re-evaluate (AGAIN) my own work wardrobe. Make sure to stop… (30 comments)

The cold I had all week long (and I still have some residue!) landed me home, in bed, and allowed me to browse personal finance blogs more than usual. What else is there to do when you are sick, in bed, and have a lot of time on your hands? Writing requires thinking, and I… (17 comments)