My taxes are done and I have money on the brain. I claimed $19 from Acorns on my taxes! ha! I’ve intended to write about Acorns for a while, but I have finally reached a milestone on the app so it feels appropriate to share how I’ve used it so far. This weekend I reached … More My Experience with Acorns
Thanks, Paul Ryan! You’re tax cuts are giving me a take-home boost of $36 a month, or $18 per bi-weekly paycheck. Much better than $1.50 a week you were bragging about earlier. I live in New York and an extra $36 doesn’t really add up to much over the course of the month. It’s basically … More I’m Getting an Extra $36 a Month Thanks to the Tax Break, How Should I Spend It?
Catch up here: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6. Part 7. Part 8. Part 9. Part 10. Part 11. Made it to the end! To wrap up this exciting financial journey, Lapin focuses on practices that will make you a better person overall, not just with regard to finances. … More Rich Bitch Step 12: Bringing It Home
Catch up here: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6. Part 7. Part 8. Part 9. Part 10. This chapter is about getting what you want, being the CEO of your own life. How to ask and get a raise, how to be a good manager, how to find a … More Rich Bitch Step 11: Being Under, Over and On Top of “The Man”
Catch up here: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6. Part 7. Part 8. Part 9. Surprise, there’s more to money than just saving! This is shocking to me considering I’m still struggling to save money every month, but I’m working on it with the help of this book. After … More Rich Bitch Step 10: Make It Grow, Baby, Grow
Catch up here: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6. Part 7. Part 8. Retirement is so far from my mind, I honestly wondered to myself if I should skip this chapter. But I’m glad I didn’t. For one, Lapin reaffirmed that paying down debt is priority #1 before heavily … More Rich Bitch Step 9: Aging Gracefully
Catch up here: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6. Part 7. I want to say that I run a couple successful websites that earn income based on ad-revenue, but the truth is, I’m still struggling to find my audience and keep people coming back for content. In creating this … More Rich Bitch Step 8: Work It, Bitches
Catch up here: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6. I wish I had learned the discipline of saving money earlier in my life. I started working at the age of 16 and had nothing to show for it by the time I got to college and started living on … More Rich Bitch Step 7: Lock It Up
Catch up here: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Being reminded of my overwhelming debt didn’t make me want to read this chapter, but as I was reminded a few times while reading, paying off debt is something that takes time and discipline. Step 5: Paying Down Debt Debt is the … More Rich Bitch Step 6: Get That Monkey Off Your Back
Guys, in case you haven’t noticed, there have been some changes to my blog! New URL! I am retiring the hahanella.com URL in place of heather-allen.com. It’s more streamlined and professional. I’ve actually been holding on to the heather-allen.com URL for a while and I was planning on starting a separate website. It was only … More Blog Updates!