5 Ways to Save Money This Holiday Season

Hard to believe the holiday season is upon us already. And with it, comes added expenses like gifts, travel, events, decor, and more. It can be incredibly stressful to figure out how you’re going to participate in everything, while also staying on budget. In preparation for your holiday celebrations, here are tips and tricks I use to get organized and save money.

How to Save Money on a Luxury Hotel

You’re trip planning, and looking to save money on a luxury hotel (because we all on a budget, okay?) Chances are you’ll end up browsing Expedia for what you think the best deals. But if you’re checking out that jaw-dropping boutique property with the chic decor and fantastic food, those third-party sites are not the way to book.

4 Money Lessons I Learned From Rap Songs

Money is a central theme in the world of rap music. Of course a people who have faced financial hardship and discrimination would talk about how that’s shaped their lives. Of course rappers would describe what it felt like to sign a million dollar record deal when they grew up poor.

5 Reasons to Get a Costco Membership

As a native of the Pacific Northwest, I grew up on Costco pizza and Saturday Sample Days. My parents still go to Costco for no specific reason, but rather to just browse (and maybe buy bananas for my dad’s protein shakes.) We’re a Costco family, and the price of a $65 membership (that I split with my grandma) is absolutely worth it.

How to Network to Grow Your Business

Sometimes, people get a bad taste in their mouth at the term “networking.” For them, the idea of sitting down with someone they don't know and having a conversation about business is not appealing. Many people lump it together with the concept of “selling,” and perceptions of the stereotypical salesperson are well established.

5 Things You Can Do to Feel More Confident

Do you ever have those days where you wake up, wander to the bathroom, look at yourself, and groan at your reflection? Or maybe you’ve been putting off asking for that promotion or buying (and negotiating) a big purchase, but just don’t feel prepared enough to make it happen. This lack of self-confidence plagues all of us, and if you’ve been caught in the sticky spiral of loathing, here’s how to fix it.