Tag: budget

I’ve Got My Financial Aid Refund: Now What?

Picture this: You just got your financial aid disbursement for the semester. Yay! You’re rich! This is probably how I felt every time this happened: BUT Before you go running buying all of the back-to-school Target catalog, you need to follow these steps: Set aside money for housing. This is one of the first things

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5 Things to Remember When Budgeting

What do you think when you heard the word “budget”? For a lot of us, it looks like a really sad movie of “being responsible” and “having it together” while not having any fun at all. One of the reasons as to why some folks don’t like the idea of budgeting is because it always

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Why You Should Learn How to Cook!

Knowing how to cook is, in my opinion, one of the most important skills you learn in the process of “adulting.” A lot of people do not cook for a variety of reasons, but if your reason is fear of the unknown (what is julienne?! how do I mince my garlic?) then this post is

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Basics of Meal Prep

Meal-prep is all the rage on YouTube, where there are countless videos on how to make your own meals for the week. I know several people who meal-prep and are very good at it, but normally a lot of people pick this up and by the fourth week they have gone back into old habits.

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FOMO vs Your Budget

We’ve all experienced FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) at one point in our lives. Social media doesn’t help; we live in a time where we are able to carefully craft how we want the world to see us, whether that is a true interpretation or not. Peer pressure in the age of social media means

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