This past year was especially difficult. I wasn’t sad to see it go. Not at all. I didn’t meet most of my goals I’d set at the beginning of the year. I especially feel like “simplify”, my word for 2018, was the exact opposite of how the
My email subscribers all know that my family has recently relocated (that’s why you haven’t seen me around here much lately!). We’re talking about a BIG relocation…from the suburbs of Detroit to Shanghai, China. And while we’ve lived abroad before (in South Korea and even in China
It’s that time of year. The leaves have fallen off the trees, the weather has turned cold (at least in Michigan!) and the gratitude challenges have started up on Facebook again. The holidays are in full swing. As a millennial, I’m more than familiar with the enemy
The personal finance community talks a lot about investing. We collectively cover the fundamentals, risks, benefits, and logistics. All of this is generally focused on investing money in the stock and bond markets. But is investing in the market the absolute best way to secure your financial
Personal finance is said to be disproportionately more about behavior and significantly less about actually having the necessary knowledge. It explains why so many people don’t even have $400 to cover a small emergency and also why the majority of investors lag the stock market returns each
Before I turned into a total money nerd, I would say that my only real financial goals were to simply to save as much as possible and retire comfortably someday. I definitely didn’t know what it would mean to have enough or even about the concept of
As a CPA, I’ve worked with numerous businesses from small to mid-size. While they’ve ranged in annual revenue from a few thousands of dollars to millions, each business knew clearly what they had earned, spent, owned and owed during the year. On the other hand, individuals tend
I’m Kathryn Hanna and I love to budget (really, I do!), build spreadsheets, and spend money on travel, sewing supplies & good chocolate.