Category: Adulting 101

At What Age Does Being Broke Stop Being Cute?

At What Age Does Being Broke Stop Being Cute?

When I left college, I was so depressed. I was depressed that I was working two jobs (teaching multi-media and bar hosting) and I was still barely getting anywhere thanks to San Francisco’s astronomical cost of living. I told Mr. Executive one night: “My 22nd birthday […]

3 Profound Things I Wish I Knew Before Adulthood

3 Profound Things I Wish I Knew Before Adulthood

The world is this big scary mega congregation of random events, unpredictable messes, and catastrophic meaningless nothings. I fear earthquakes, bed bugs, car accidents, identity theft, and under-cooked chicken. All in all, I am a chicken. I have to stop summarizing the things I’m afraid […]

The $1,000,000 Game: How Any Millennial Can Become a Millionaire

The $1,000,000 Game: How Any Millennial Can Become a Millionaire

After Gameboy Color came out I remember running over to my best friend’s house to drool over hers. We took turns playing her Pokémon Blue and winning big money at Team Rocket’s casino. It took the two of us an entire week to collect enough […]

15 Money Things Young Adults Overlook That Matter

15 Money Things Young Adults Overlook That Matter

I don’t think I need to tell you how cool it is to be able to live on your own, have your own money and eat only ice cream for dinner. Plus, it’s not just the addition of freedom but the disappearance of grades and […]

Frugal Gene’s Free Monthly Budget Template Download – GOOGLE DOCS

Frugal Gene’s Free Monthly Budget Template Download – GOOGLE DOCS

Free Monthly Budget Template Download Google Docs Hey everyone! It’s Jared, checking in. (Psst, I’m the guy married to the face you see on the right side of the screen.) I wanted to release our budget template because it’s perfect for beginners to start, a lot of […]

How I Paid Off $20,000 In Student Loans Working Part-Time (Full Version)

How I Paid Off $20,000 In Student Loans Working Part-Time (Full Version)

How I paid off $20,000 in student loans working part-time…in just 8 months! Don’t you just love chronicles like this? 🙂 Actually, I was suppose to construct this piece as an inspirational “you-can-do-it-too” story but the more I wrote about it, the more depressed I became. I didn’t […]

My Avocado Toast Spending Is Not The Problem, Mr. Millionaire

My Avocado Toast Spending Is Not The Problem, Mr. Millionaire

My avocado toast spending is not the problem, Mr. Millionaire. I had my day planned out: wake up, feed my dog, go to work, come back, and finish the how-to-save-money blog series I’ve been working on. But life happens and stuff comes up. Stuff like […]

8 Free Finance Advice For College Seniors That I Wish Someone Told Me

8 Free Finance Advice For College Seniors That I Wish Someone Told Me

There is no generation in history as highly educated as millennials . College seniors have a lot on their plate these days and financial advice for college, post college, is more necessary now than ever. There is a lot of expectations on what life will be like after […]