My 2018 Credit Card Spending

In my mind, I spent $5,000 for the year. Was I right? Absolutely not.

The Cost of Eating a Multicultural Diet in Seattle

In my household, we shop in different stores for different items.

Work and What I Wore

Four food service jobs, four uniforms.

My Last $100: Target, Tacos, and the Movies

Monday is a “weekend day” for my boyfriend and me.

Money I’ve Spent Since Joining Facebook in August 2017

The last time I was on social media I had a Friendster account. I can’t even tell you what year it was; all I know is that it was eleventy years ago.

Small Good Things

I want to go to Manila next year.

The Cost of Sending a Balikbayan Box to the Philippines

“Whatever you do, don’t buy any toys,” my sister-in-law said. “My children have more toys than they know what to do with.”

Parents With Money

Lukas and I always say each to other: “our dads can’t die first.”

My Career in Food

How I went from busser to baker (plus every other food-related job in between).

How Not to Get Paid for Your Writing in 20 Difficult Steps

The good news is I got published. The bad news is I didn’t receive any paperwork to fill out so I could get paid.

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.

My Last $100: Anniversary Edition

The Last Time I Was in Montreal

Vacationing while a relationship falls apart.

I Grew Up Privileged

My family is blue collar, but my parents worked their way up the socioeconomic ladder.

Auntie ATM

The Cost of Two Mother’s Day Celebrations

The Worst Interview of My Life

Angry Money

Everything I Want, Nothing I Need

How We’re Saving Money This Year By Eating In

The Cost of Helping My Sister Buy a House

The Cost of Helping My Sister Go House Hunting

Three Times I Walked Out on the Job Because I Had a Fuck Off Fund

What I Learned From The Billfold in 2016

How a Baker Does the Holidays