How Do You Find the Best Value Deals Online?

How Do You Find the Best Value Deals Online? - My Life, I Guess

Everybody loves a deal. There’s nothing better than spotting a 25% off sale or seeing that you can get something for a discount of its actual price, or even better, for free. But, finding deals can be difficult. At one time decades ago, magazines provided a plethora of offers and coupons to shed pounds from your bills. Now that the digital age is upon us, finding a deal has become...

Financially Stuck in the Middle

Financially Stuck in the Middle - My Life, I Guess

Recently, I celebrated my one-year anniversary of being back to work full time. In some ways, it feels like I’ve been with this organization for a lot longer than that. I have already changed roles after accepting an internal promotion and am currently back-filling for a different department, as well. (Essentially meaning I’ve been trained in 3 different jobs already.) And yet, I still feel so new at the same...

How My Mistake Cost Me $425

How My Mistake Cost Me $425 - My Life, I Guess...

As a personal finance blogger, this is a bit embarrassing to admit. But I recently made a mistake. A mistake that cost me $425. Like many of us millennials, I’m struggling to pay back my student loan. The monthly payment they expect me to make is close to $600. (Which, in case you were wondering, is more than 25% of my monthly income.) It is not an amount that I...

How Much Money Does an Average Blogger Make?

How Much Money Does an Average Blogger Make? - My Life, I Guess

4 years ago, I decide to turn a rarely used little hobby blog of mine into something a little more serious. While it’s still mostly a hobby blog, I’ve been fortunate to have earned a little (and to have learned a lot) from it. When I first started blogging, I had no idea that making any money from it was even possible. Now, it seems like every other blogger I...