Musings on Financial Freedom

The whole point of creating this blog was to not only document my traveling (which, let’s be real, isn’t nearly as exciting as many people who seem to traverse the world almost every other week), but to document my life of living to the fullest while being as financially responsible as possible. Everyone has a…

An Autumnal Reflection

There will be a time when I transition to thinking in the calendar year and not the school year calendar, but for now, August has always been the time of new beginnings. Mid-August would always be that time after internships were over and the school year was about to begin, and after a day or…

Money Diaries: Week of August 14

Well, I’d say that the first week of freedom was a success! I am happy to report that every single day I had some sort of social or fun activity planned, and was able to save a decent amount of money even when having some one-off expenses (looking at you, female grooming tax). Here’s another…

Money Diaries: Week of August 7

I am so excited for the month of August. Now that I’ve finished the FIRST YEAR OF GRAD SCHOOL (somehow) and many of my extracurriculars are taking a hiatus for a month, I’m excited to be a real person with real adult freedom (and yes, I am still working a full-time job…it just feels so…