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    Money on My Mind: January 2018 | Juliet

    It's been a while since I wrote a financial diary post. I want to get back into it and write one for every single month of 2018. That's a tall order to fulfill, but it shall be done! Here are some things I'm proud of, I'm working on, and what I've been thinking about regarding my personal finance this month.

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    Adulting 101: Intro to Robo-Advisors

    In previous financial posts, I talked about retirement savings accounts. This time, I want to dive into the world of robo-advisors. After a year of contemplating which robo-advisor to go with, I finally made my decision! Check out the post to see which robo-advisors I was contemplating and what I ultimately decided to go with.

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    Adulting 101: What are Your Personal Financial Goals?

    I enjoy doing all this research about personal finance and presenting it to you guys hopefully in a way that is easy to understand and motivates you guys to take action now. I want to also make sure that we put personal in personal finance. So continue to read about my financial goals and I share some questions to get you thinking about yours!

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    Adulting 101: Work Benefits

    It's open enrollment time. YAY! *JAZZ HANDS* Today I'm diving into work benefits in the US. I'm going to divide up open enrollment into the following sections: health and welfare benefits, and retirement benefits. Continue reading to get the full scope of this EXCITING topic.

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    Adulting 101: Retirement Savings Accounts

    Are you a person who knows they should save for retirement, but thinks that it's too complicated so you put off doing so until you have the "time to really sit and understand" what's going on? WELL SIT NO MORE! I am here to start us off on the basics - so join me!

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    Money on My Mind: July 2017 | Juliet

    Financial mantra of the month: "I deserve to be rich, have every right to be rich, and that being rich is an inside job." My friend suggested that instead of budgeting my expenses, I should try reverse budgeting by putting money into savings and investments first, and how much I want to spend of that leftover is fair game. See what I've been exploring finance-wise this month!

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    Money on My Mind: June 2017 | Juliet

    May was a rough month financially, so at the end of the month, I resolved to tighten my wallet for June. I have a lot of feels after 3 months of tracking my expenses, and I want to spend this post talking about them. I talk about why I budget, what I learned about money and myself in these past 3 months, and what I look forward to in June!

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    Money on My Mind: May 2017 | Juliet

    It’s been a crazy month. I went to London for 9 days at the beginning of May, and to Grand Canyon at the end of May. I didn’t spend much time in my Boston apartment, so that had a big impact on my expenses this month. I reflect on my spending habits and what I can do to improve next month.

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    Money on My Mind: April 2017 | Juliet

    Budgeting is hard. It seems like no matter what I do, I can never be within budget. This isn't to say that I'm going to give up trying on budgeting, but I have to find another way around it. On the plus side, the changes I've witnessed in my financial spending habits have stuck around, and that makes me feel good.