I always wanted to live in the Big Apple. Growing up in the suburbs, I couldn’t wait to get to the place with big lights, lots of people and freedom. A move to a new city, and a major one at that, however, can cost more money than one might expect, so one must approach... Read More
I once was a college senior. It was mid-April and I was getting ready to graduate in late May. The thought of moving all my stuff to my first apartment overwhelmed me. What would I keep? What would I throw away? I wish I could snap my fingers and my things would magically pack themselves... Read More
So, you’ve got it nailed down: That business idea that’s haunted you (in a good way) for months or even years. It may have taken a while to sort through your thoughts and formulate your ideas but now you’re ready to move forward and share your vision with the world. There’s only one looming question:... Read More
I pride myself on being young and healthy. This is exactly the attitude I had just before the crown on my tooth cracked after I bit into an apple. I didn’t immediately go to the dentist to get it fixed because I didn’t have dental insurance or cash on hand to cover the cost. As... Read More
Several years after I graduated from college, I looked into the new year with incredible joy because I had planned my first trip overseas. My best friend wanted to visit her Italian roots for her 25th birthday and I could think of no better way to help her celebrate than to accompany her. We decided... Read More
It’s the week before Christmas and I still have a lot of shopping to do. I look forward to giving gifts. I also have a big family and a healthy circle of friends. As a result, I can easily pile up credit card debt or go negative in my bank account if I am not... Read More
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