The Cost of Moving: Healthcare

I’m going to be applying for two different ACA plans in the next month.

The Cost of Moving: Getting My Stuff Halfway Across the Country

It’s going to cost me $1,661 to move my stuff from Seattle to Cedar Rapids, and that’s the best deal I could find.

The Cost of the Halloween Costume I Won’t Be Buying This Year

Here’s a look at the cost of a somewhat last-minute Britney costume.

The Cost of Moving: The Happiness Factor

I’m going to have to explain this in a particularly Nicole way.

The Cost of Moving: The Break-Even Point

At what point will the money I save surpass the cost of the move?

The Cost of Meeting Your Basic Needs

A new report looks at the minimum cost of living in Washington State, compared to other parts of the country.

The Cost of Living at Home

I’m the last of my siblings to still live with my parents.

The Cost of Trying New Vegetables

Or, money I wasted trying to be healthier.

The Cost of Having a Baby in Australia With No Insurance

I decided to keep track of the actual costs of my pregnancy, as I am a bit of a spreadsheet nerd.

The Cost of Going to Concerts Again

For many years, I was horribly out of touch with the pop music scene.

How I Budget Around the Jewish Calendar

I request time off months in advance.

The Cost of My First Burning Man, Part Two

After spending $2,155.73 and many hours of my time ordering, packing, and getting waxed, it was time to go to Burning Man.

The Cost of a Maternity Wardrobe

I can get through my pregnancy with one pair of jeans.

The Cost of Applying to Grad School

It’ll take me three months to save up the application fees.

The Cost of a Cheap Pedicure

Me: Do you autoclave your tools?
Pedicurist: Of course.

The Cost of My First Burning Man

I’ve wanted to go for years, and this seemed like the right year to do it.

The Cost of a Shitty Car

I bought a Honda Civic when I was nineteen. I’m still driving it.

The Cost of Lifting

Instead of walking back into the past, I walked into CrossFit.

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, no longer redirects to my Tumblr.

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).

The Cost of Being Diagnosed With (and Getting Treated for) Migraines

Like many people who present at urgent care clutching their foreheads and complaining of inexplicably glittery vision, I have headaches. Really bad ones.

The Cost of Buying New Hearing Aids: Part Two

Hahaha, I am going to need more money.

The Cost of Buying New Hearing Aids: Part One

I’m excited to see what new features are available. I’m not excited about how much my hearing aids might cost.

The Cost of Losing 30 Pounds

As far as I can tell, there have been three times in my life when I have lost a total of 30 pounds.

The Cost of Being Hearing-Impaired in America