What’s Your Financial Goal for This Week?

It’s Monday, which means it’s time to set a financial goal for the week.

The Cost of Setting Up a New Website

A few weeks ago I wrote about wanting to go from “social media renter” to “website homeowner,” and I am proud to announce that as of this weekend, NicoleDieker.com no longer redirects to my Tumblr.

Trading a Friend for a Couch

When friends become roommates.

This Week in Pods

Yes, we have frozen yogurt pods now.

If You Looked at the Eclipse Today, You Cost America $694 Million

You monster.

On Money and Men

The longer we were together, the more I realized that just because someone is smart doesn’t mean they’re automatically smart with money.

Monday Check-In

It’s Monday, which means it’s time to check in with our weekend spending.

A Friday Chat About Buying Washing Machines on Store Credit Cards

Featuring Billfolder The Other Ginger!

How a Former Software Tester Does Money

Kathy is a 55-year-old former software tester in Los Angeles.

Checking In With My August Budget

Since we’re halfway through the month—a little over halfway, now—it’s time to check in on my earnings and expenses.

You Can’t Get Rich Quick Reselling Eclipse Glasses

And you probably shouldn’t put all of those eclipse glasses on your credit card.

On Joint Accounts and Cappuccinos

When you share a bank account, how do you treat each other?

Friday Estimate

It’s Friday, which means it’s time to estimate our weekend spending.

Here’s One Thing Millennials Aren’t Killing

Guess what it is.

This Is About Change

I collect those souvenir pennies that you get by placing fifty-one cents into a machine at a tourist attraction and turning a big crank.

When You’re On a First Date, Who Pays?

The Why Oh Why podcast asks the question—and gets several different answers.

The Pumpkin Plan: A Billfold Book Review

I liked The Pumpkin Plan significantly less than I liked Profit First.

My Job Offer Was Rescinded When I Asked for What I Wanted

I was stunned. I didn’t think this would be the outcome, and I certainly did not expect the news to be delivered via email.

Do 1 Thing to Protect Your Eyes

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time to Do 1 Thing.

We Should Probably Discuss the Texas Thing

Texas just passed a bill requiring people to buy supplementary health insurance if they want abortion services to be included in their coverage.

My 99-Year-Old Grandma Still Gives Me Money

I’m in my mid-thirties now, married with two kids on a different continent, and her checks still appear in my dormant Australian account with regularity.

Half of Us Are Planning to Move Somewhere Else

It isn’t just people in big coastal cities who plan on moving elsewhere: 85 percent of people in Tallahassee plan on moving, along with 57 percent of people in Raleigh, 76 percent of people in Providence, etc. etc. etc.

School Tells Parents That Their Kids Can Cut the Lunch Line for $100

A school in Polk County, Florida recently sent orientation packets to parents that included a “special offer:” make a $100 donation to the Parent-Teacher-Student-Alliance and your kid will get to cut the lunch line!

The Cost of Hearing Aids, Part Three: Broke For the Summer

Welcome to part three of my series about buying new hearing aids in 2017, five years after purchasing my last pair (that cost literally thousands of dollars).

Question Wednesday

It’s Wednesday, which means its time to ask those pointed financial questions.