Why It’s Easier to Save for a Trip Than For an Emergency Fund

One of the things I’ve been pondering since I got back from my recent trip across the country to FinCon15 is why it was so easy for me to save for that trip. I socked money away for that trip for almost a year without much thought or effort. Every time I got paid from […]

I’m Going to #FinCon13 (and the obligatory Plutus plea!)

Hi guys! So remember how I was on vacation for like a million years? Well now I’m going to St. Louis in October for #FinCon13. Pause for excitement, judgement, or indifference. Why am I going? A combination of the following: 1) I’m kinda a personal finance blogger 2) I’m definitely a personal finance freelance writer […]