"A penny saved is a penny earned" is a phrase that we’ve all heard, but I think that this guidance is even more profound than we give it credit for. Some people will debate this by saying you can increase your earnings exponentially, but you can’t spend less than $0. While I agree with that, … Continue reading The unintended power of spending less
We’ve all heard that our actions have consequences, this is far from a novel concept. It’s also very apparent that those consequences can be positive, negative, and everything in between. I was recently thinking about this basic concept, and I had a minor epiphany that expanded this idea. To say that outcomes of decisions are … Continue reading Are your decisions leading to unhappiness? Here’s how you can flip the script
Some of the most common advice we're given is just "do your best." It might be in regards to an interview, athletics, job, or advice you get from your mom when you vent about a current struggle. I used to think this was good advice, but recently, I've decided this is actually terrible advice. Why, … Continue reading The danger of always “doing your best”
There have been a lot of political shenanigans going on lately. The funny thing about that statement is, it probably doesn't matter when you read that sentence, it will probably always be true. But the specific event I'm referring to is the Kavanaugh hearing, it is an absolute circus. People are glued to the TV … Continue reading Focus on your Circle of Control- nothing else matters
People frequently wonder, "how much should I be saving?" You want to make sure you're saving "enough," but is there such a thing as saving too much? How do you decide how much that is? In most cases, people under-save, but there are also outlying cases that people over-save to the point that it actually … Continue reading How much should I spend to be happy?