How to Track and Organize Your Bills When You Live Paycheck to Paycheck

How To Track And Organize Your Bills When You Live Paycheck To Paycheck - My Life, I Guess

When I first discovered the world of personal finance blogging, I dove in head first. I spent over 2 years tracking every cent I spent, earned, or found on the ground in a master spreadsheet. I lived alone at the time, so it was easy to do and easy to control. When I moved in with my now husband, however, tracking “our money” became a lot more difficult than it...

Don’t Let a Horrible Boss Destroy You (Like I Almost Did)

Don’t Let a Horrible Boss Destroy You (Like I Almost Did) - My Life, I Guess

Horrible bosses. At some point in our lives, we will all have at least one. In my seemingly never-ending struggle to find a good, permanent, full time role, horrible bosses have been a big factor. After having a boss that was physically abusive towards 2 of my colleagues, and extremely verbally and emotionally abusive to us all, I thought that there was no possible way I could ever have a...

Why a Small Home Could Be a Great Investment

Why a Small Home Could Be a Great Investment - My Life, I Guess

Are you currently in the market for a house? Maybe you’re daydreaming about owning a home one day, after binging on your favorite HGTV show? Or maybe you’re stuck in a nightmare rental situation, like me and looking for some options. Either way, realtors and lenders often advise you to “buy as much house as you can afford.” While that sounds like reasonable advice, keep in mind that these agents...

7 Simple Ways to Be More Charitable

7 Simple Ways to Be More Charitable - My Life, I Guess

There are a lot of reasons to become a more charitable person. Doing so will not only benefit the organization and the community they serve, but it can also boost your own mood, making you feel happier and more fulfilled. Maybe you’re passionate about a certain cause and ready to give back to your community. Maybe you’re tired of all the negativity going on in the world around you and...