The World of Multi-Level Marketing: How to Spot It & Why You Should Avoid It

This past week, I devoted some time exploring the bizarre concept that is multi-level marketing. I was fascinated by something that regularly popped up on my Facebook, a company called It Works! and just had to learn what it was all about. Distributors are constantly posting to social media, showing off all the money they are(n't) … Continue reading The World of Multi-Level Marketing: How to Spot It & Why You Should Avoid It

International Women’s Day: 10 Quotes from 10 Remarkable Women

Happy International Women's Day everyone! This might just be my favorite national holiday. There's really something special about seeing women support other women and recognize them for all that they accomplish. Today, I'd like to give a nod to 10 women who have inspired me not only in my career ambitions, but in my personal … Continue reading International Women’s Day: 10 Quotes from 10 Remarkable Women

How I Negotiated Thousands of Dollars Off a Brand New Car

Buying your first car... it's bittersweet, really.  There's a major sense of accomplishment that comes with it.  However, it also comes with the burden of owing tens of thousands of dollars to the bank. I wanted the car that was best for me-- one that would last a decade, get great gas mileage, fit my … Continue reading How I Negotiated Thousands of Dollars Off a Brand New Car

The Only Relationship that Matters: You & Your Hair Stylist

My mother always told me that your hair is the first thing anyone will notice about you. I mean, I'm pretty sure this has no scientific backing but any mother's advice is usually as good as gold. 5-or-so years ago, I started going to Rene Morhardt (click to see her work and her adorable babies) … Continue reading The Only Relationship that Matters: You & Your Hair Stylist

My Moderately Priced but Absolutely Great Valentine’s Day

Yesterday was one of my favorite days of the year: Valentine's Day! Yes, it's totally a made-up holiday that companies use as a way to get us to buy more chocolate and lingerie, BUT deep down it is rooted in L-O-V-E. Now, I don't agree that Valentine's Day needs to be an elaborate production like the ones … Continue reading My Moderately Priced but Absolutely Great Valentine’s Day