A Comprehensive Guide to Free & Cheap Things to Do in Iceland

Photo by Jeremy Bishop via Unsplash.com In my post last week, I wrote about all of the pricey things I did in Iceland-- ice caving, glacier hiking, boat riding, kayaking, and snorkeling. While all of these experiences enhanced my connection with the most beautiful country I've ever visited, there are just as many amazing things you can [...]

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 [...]

2018 Net Worth Update

Photo by rawpixel via Unsplash.com In the immortal words of City Girls, as featured in Drake's "In My Feelings": "F*** Netflix and chill, what's your net-net-net worth?" Truly a beautifully-put sentiment for the ages.  We can infer through the verse why net worth might be important to City Girls, but why would it be important [...]

My Debt Story

Photo via neONBRAND on Unsplash.com I've written quite a bit about what I'm doing to pay off debt, and been transparent with my budget and thoughts about debt, but I realized that I've never entirely shared the details and story of my debt. Like most Americans, I knew basically nothing about the finances of going [...]

3 Things I Sacrifice to Repay Debt (and 3 Things I Don’t)

Photo via Unsplash.com HUGE life update: Based on how much money I'm able to put towards debt repayment, I'm projected to be debt free in May 2019!!! This is a #BFD (big f****** deal) because, when I started budgeting last summer, I wasn't projected to be debt free until September 2019. Slowly throughout the months, [...]