With a brand new PhD under her belt, our latest Mint audit recruit, Renee, is ready to take on the real world with gusto. The 34-year-old is eager to buy a home and ramp up her retirement savings. She currently lives in San Francisco and has just started a full-time earning $87,000 a year (before […]
Julia and John, both in their early 30s and living in Queens, are expecting their first child next spring and desperate for a financial audit to help them find ways to reduce debt and save up before embarking on parenthood.
Several years ago, a fellow college grad mentioned how she was over $100,000 in debt from school. It surprised me because I didn’t recall tuition being that expensive at our in-state college at the time. “Well, I used the money for my living expenses, too,” she explained. Then I remembered the studio apartment she rented […]
Imagine a day when a college degree takes just one year to complete. Tuition is free and, upon graduation, companies like Spotify and Lyft want to hire you. Discussing alternative ways to pay for college over on the Mint blog.
Mint user Aaron Hahn vividly remembers the moment he decided to crush his debt. Now he’s on track to pay off $11K of debt in one year. I’m checking in with him every few months to see how he’s doing and share more about his journey to financial independence.
You’ve heard the expression countless times: Paying rent is like flushing money down the toilet. I get it. There are strong reasons for purchasing a home. But lately, the case for renting has been strengthening. If you need more convincing, I offer some additional talking points.
If you’ve been keeping up with me on the podcast and Instagram, you may have heard/seen some of the craziness that is my life. In case not, here is a sampling of my work and play in the last month. I must say, while the entrepreneur life comes with its own set of doubts and risks, I wholly enjoy the many, many extraordinary opportunities I get to experience.
Sharing an overview of long-term financial investments worth aiming for and the best ways to prioritize them in my latest Mint blog post.
This Independence Day, as with each 4th of July, I’m reminded of the great leap of faith my parents took more than 37 years ago when they bought one-way tickets to the United States. I reflect on what “financial freedom” means to me and what I uncovered connecting with others around the globe.
Earlier this month I had a major #fangirl moment when I teamed up with New York Times bestselling author and Girlboss founder Sophia Amoruso to share in a very special money event. In partnership with Mint, Sophia and I hosted a panel of four trailblazing entrepreneurs to have an “impolite” conversation about money. If you missed the event, I’m sharing my 5 favorite money rules we discussed.