Happy Monday, everyone! My latest video was a request to go through each and every item of clothing I own, so you can see what goes into a minimalist wardrobe. I feel obligated to always add the disclaimer that being a minimalist doesn't mean keeping a certain number of pieces of clothing, but rather that [...]
Setting Audacious Goals
I Finally Calculated My Retirement Number and the Result Shocked Me
Photo by Erick Palacio via Unsplash.com I've been focused on being in control of my finances month-to-month, but I've put off thinking about a longer-term goal: my (early) retirement. Don't get me wrong, I know exactly how much I want to be investing each month once I get my emergency fund fully built, and I even [...]
Why I Moved to D.C.
Photo by Casey Horner via Unsplash.com When I told people I was moving to Washington D.C., they tended to give me some version of the same reaction: "That's expensive!" And they were right. My rent has increased almost $400/month, and I'm anticipating a lot small cost of living increases (gas, groceries, eating out) that will definitely [...]
5 Sustainable Switches for Less Than $20 (And Some That Actually Save You Money)
Photo by Victoria Strukovskaya via Unsplash.com Note: This post contains links to products. I am not sponsored by any of these companies. I am far from perfect when it comes to making sustainable choices. Even last year, I would use Ziploc bags for lunch everyday, in addition to a protein bar wrapped in waste. And a [...]