May 2013 Net Worth

If you are interested in seeing how I have progressed since last month, check out my April Net Worth update. May is here! Next week I turn 23! Pretty daunting and scary. I’m one year closer to 30, and I’m not sure if I like that fact. My 22nd year in life went pretty quickly. […]

I Joined Toastmasters

Remember how one of my goals this year was to develop myself outside of “work.” Welp…I finally took the plunge and joined Toastmasters. For those of you who don’t know what Toastmasters is, here’s a short blurb: Toastmasters International is a world leader in communication and leadership development. It is a nonprofit educational organization that […]

How do you define success in life?

I am now a staff writer for Dimespring! Dimespring is a community of people with varied backgrounds and interests in personal finance, sharing their unique points of view and advice to help you make better decisions with your money when tackling life’s financial hurdles. Check out my guest post – Savvy Financial Latina: Forming a […]

Corporate Politics

It’s been almost a year since I started working at my company. It’s definitely not the experience I was expecting. Maybe I had too much of a rosy picture of the corporate world? Beh..I don’t think I did. I knew I would have to deal with politics, it would take a while for me to […]

Life is too short

If you don’t know, I babysat on and off again for a family over the past 8 months. I found out yesterday the boy I cared for died. He was seven years old, such a sweet, innocent, happy kid. I’m still in shock. Honestly, I go from almost crying in front of my office monitor […]

Is It Time To Move On?

Today I have a guest post from a lovely young lady. Jessica is a 23 year old, single mom, trying to survive SUCCEED in the BIG APPLE, NYC with her young son. She enjoys personal finance, humor, decor, cooking, and dancing. Thank you Jessica for sharing your story today. Many eons ago when I was […]