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Hey everyone, and thank you for joining me for my second edition of Monday Money with Josh! Last week we discussed little known facts about credit scores and, I loved the feedback you all gave me on the article. With that said, I hope to keep you just as engaged today!
The topic today is being modest with your money. Why? Well, as human beings, we have a natural desire to do anything but be modest with money! When we find something we like, we have a tendency to build a need for products or services that should be considered a want. When we are out with friends, we have this overwhelming urge to shout, “I’ll cover the tab!!!” when deep down inside, we know that it’s going to put us in a tough place. With that said, here are 3 simple tips that can help you to be modest with your money… Continue reading
The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my
guest posting policy and then contact me.
Picture yourself 20 years from now. What do you see? Perhaps you see yourself traveling the world, enjoying new cultures and meeting exotic people. Maybe you see yourself sitting in the comfort of your own (paid for) home making memories with your family. You might even picture yourself as a successful owner of your dream business.
All of the above options are absolutely attainable. The road to reaching these dreams is living modestly now.
Modest Living Now Equals Affording Your Dreams Later
It’s a completely natural feeling to want things and want them now. After all we are human beings. The key to getting the things you want is sacrifice. Live modestly now, live it up later. Continue reading
Hello Modest Money readers! My name is Erika, and I run the blog From Shopping to Saving where I talk about personal finance from the perspective of a 24-year-old former shopaholic. We get deep over there and talk about saving, shopping (or lack thereof), condo hunting, and more. Click at your own risk!
Last weekend, I had the opportunity to escape my usual 9-to-5 reality and step into the world of housewives, 12-year-old girls’ volleyball, and Lululemon. I had no idea what I was getting myself into, but I wanted to be there for my little sister since my parents weren’t able to make it and the National Junior Qualifiers Volleyball Tournament was such a huge event for her.
Appearance Is Everything?
As I walked into Olive Garden to meet up with the group for the first time, I immediately felt under-dressed. No one told me you had to dress up to go to Olive Garden on a Thursday night, and I had just gotten off of work so I was wearing my usual uniform of leggings, a casual tee and boots. If I work as middle management and earn respect in the workplace in these clothes, why didn’t I feel as confident wearing these clothes with a bunch of volleyball moms? Continue reading