Lots of Shoes and No Retirement

Working in finance, while totally nerdy, is actually quite comical when you have it together. By saying having it together, I’m not saying that you are 100% debt free and retired at the ripe old age of 25, I’m saying that you are working towards building wealth for retirement, you’re paying off debt, you contribute … Continue reading Lots of Shoes and No Retirement

Book Review: Suddenly Frugal by Leah Ingram

Suddenly Frugal:  How to Live Happier & Healthier for Less 5 star book Who this book is perfect for:  New homeowner, recent college graduate, or someone starting off their debt busting journey.  If you have been on your debt busting journey for a couple years, this book might not offer any new suggestions for you.  … Continue reading Book Review: Suddenly Frugal by Leah Ingram

Guess what day it is!?!?!?!

It’s the BMM 2nd Blog-A-Versary Happy Blog-A-Versary to the Beautiful Minimal Millennial! After reflecting on the past year, let’s all agree it’s been a crazy year!  Nobody ever would have guessed that the world would have shut down, lives turned upside down and sideways, and we are all living a new normal.  I know that … Continue reading Guess what day it is!?!?!?!

Book Review: I Will Teach You to Be Rich by Ramit Sethi

Full disclosure.  I read this book for an online book club and as a result I tried to finish the book.  If it wasn’t for the book club, I never would have attempted to finish this book.  About halfway through the book I started to skim.  And then I gave up because I realized that … Continue reading Book Review: I Will Teach You to Be Rich by Ramit Sethi

Financial Independence (FI) Decisions: Cutting My 401(k)

Last week I wrote about discovering my personal WHY on Financial Independence (FI). I am working towards financial independence because I'm sick and tired of business leaders making less than smart decisions causing employees to pay the ultimate price through job eliminations, pay freezes, and reduction in benefits, then turn around and complain that they … Continue reading Financial Independence (FI) Decisions: Cutting My 401(k)