Career Tips to Succeed and Advance Your Career

How are you going to kick ass in corporate America?  It begins with these steps; be confident, be prepared, and be ready to learn quickly.  Acting timid and overwhelmed makes you look weak. We do not want to look like weak little bitches. The most confident, prepared, and curious standout from their peers. Regardless of … More Career Tips to Succeed and Advance Your Career

5 Good Spending Habits, and 3 bad ones (Financial Literacy Series)

Most people’s spending habits suck! Why do they suck? Well, because spending is an emotional venture. Choosing to buy or not buy is reflective of what you want others to think of you. Frugal people justify saving, frivolous people justify spending, but it’s always based on personal beliefs about money. Financial literacy about understanding financial concepts, … More 5 Good Spending Habits, and 3 bad ones (Financial Literacy Series)

Grind, Grow, Go – Work Harder and Smarter Everyday

In my 20’s, people would regularly say to ‘work smarter, not harder.’ My brain was not able to process the concept, the very thought that working ‘smarter’ was more valuable than hard work seemed illogical. Now, in my 30’s, I still disagree with the concept. There is merit to working smarter, but it should be … More Grind, Grow, Go – Work Harder and Smarter Everyday

Financial Literacy – Stock Investing? Pick Stocks You Care About

Let’s talk about stocks, baby. (Salt-N-Pepa voice) Stocks seem really scary if you watch various business media and attempt to understand the entire market. In my experience, there isn’t much coverage on how to invest for everyday people. Let’s try and remedy that! Stock investing has multiple avenues and they range from wildly complex to … More Financial Literacy – Stock Investing? Pick Stocks You Care About

It’s Simple, but It’s Really Not Simple. Figuring Out How to Save

Is it really that simple to save? The answer is, it depends. In theory, saving is very simple. Spending less and saving whatever is left every paycheck sounds really easy. What if there isn’t anything left? When my family started out, there was nothing left. Saving was a dream when you make $45,000 gross income … More It’s Simple, but It’s Really Not Simple. Figuring Out How to Save