My Wedding in a Week: The Bride & Groom

Welcome to part 3 of our "My Wedding in a Week" series! If you haven't read about how we decided to get married and tackled the decorations and food, I'd recommend catching up on those first, but all the parts can pretty much stand on their own. Today's post will focus on how we, the … Continue reading My Wedding in a Week: The Bride & Groom

My Wedding in a Week: The Decorations & Food

Welcome back to our Wedding in a Week series! This is the second part of the series, so if you missed the first one, check out how we decided to get married and found a venue, then meet back here. Today we're tackling how we decorated the venue and fed our guests, all accompanied by … Continue reading My Wedding in a Week: The Decorations & Food

Welcome to 2018! What’s Your New Hotness?

Hey there, welcome to the new year! You feeling that New Year, New You vibe? Me too. I'd just like to throw out a little question to all the money nerdlings out there: What's the new hotness in your life? Is it a present, a person, a pet? This year, I want you to consider … Continue reading Welcome to 2018! What’s Your New Hotness?

My Wedding in a Week: The Decision & The Venue

Holiday greetings, money nerdlings! I know things have been pretty quiet in the L$G world over the past couple of weeks. There's a lot going on at the moment, but a major reason it's been so quiet is actually a pretty good reason: I got married! Now, you might think I could have been a … Continue reading My Wedding in a Week: The Decision & The Venue

How I paid 2 cents for 2 items of clothing

I love Nordstrom Rack. It's one of my top go-to places when I need to replace something in my wardrobe. It has all the brands and quality of a department store at much lower prices. I especially love the clearance section. You never quite know what you'll find and if you're looking for something less … Continue reading How I paid 2 cents for 2 items of clothing

How one teen started a business by accident

I tutor students during the week, and I always like to ask a little about what their passions are so I can get to know them a little better. This helps me tailor the lessons a bit, but also gets them comfortable in class. Last week, I was working through a cost/revenue problem with a … Continue reading How one teen started a business by accident

Equi-what? Why the Equifax Breach is a Big Deal for Everyone

You may have heard of the big Equifax breach from your parents, friends, or co-workers. So what is this mysterious company and why is its data breach a big deal? Equifax Remember when we talked about credit scores? Equifax is one of the three companies that tracks your credit history. The others are TransUnion and … Continue reading Equi-what? Why the Equifax Breach is a Big Deal for Everyone

Snow day? Money day!(w/ Printables)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Snow Day Season! In the winter, students all over the country wear their pajamas inside out and flush ice cubes down the toilet, hoping they’ll wake up to several inches of snow and no school. And every so often, it works! (Not really, but it’s fun to … Continue reading Snow day? Money day!(w/ Printables)

What is overdrafting?

My senior year of college, five other girls and I drove down to Daytona Beach, Florida for our spring break. We were there too early in the season for all the crazy, party-hard events Daytona is known for, but we had a good time exploring the area and lying on the beach. On our last … Continue reading What is overdrafting?

Why buying a $10,000 watch for your girlfriend is a bad idea

Yep, you read that title correctly. The idea of dropping that much cash on anything, especially a gift, is crazy for most adults, never mind teens, but I had a student a couple of years ago who did just that. Here’s the scenario: Bob [obviously not his real name] had a girlfriend. Bob also had … Continue reading Why buying a $10,000 watch for your girlfriend is a bad idea