Saints, Scotch & Sunsets: Our Honeymoon Adventure in Scotland (Part 2)

Our honeymoon in Scotland was the most exhilarating, scenic and fun experiences we’ve ever had! Discover all of our money-saving tips, fun splurges and can’t-miss spots from our time in the Scottish Highlands - check out part 2 of our honeymoon!

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3 Reasons Why I Paid Twice The Cost For Our Honeymoon (And Why Travel Hacking May Not Be For Me)

I’m naturally a saver. I want to find the most value in everything I purchase, even when it comes to once-in-a-lifetime experiences like a honeymoon. So why would I pay nearly double the amount as necessary for our plane tickets? I’m a bit of a travel hack skeptic, and I’ll tell you why.

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5 Ways You Can Save On Wedding Season

On average, a friend’s wedding costs us $888 from engagement toast to sparkler exit. That’s an average number. Bridesmaids often spend well over $1,000. And to be quite frank, I think that estimate is on the low side. Here are 5 ways you can save some money during #weddingszn.

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8 Things Show Business Taught Me About Money

My early career in arts and entertainment took me all over, even internationally. I met cool people and learned how to apply eyeliner well below the lash line to accentuate eyes, which will definitely come in handy in the real world.

Finances are a SORELY lacking subject in a performer’s education. But here’s what I have to say looking back on my time in the biz.

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How to Create an Effective, Realistic Budget Based on Your Individual Goals [+ FREE PRINTABLE]

Taylor Swift has a budget. Stay with me …

Budgets are not just for cheap or broke people. They are a savvy way to track what flows in and what goes out — and yet they get this negative association with being overly frugal. Here's the truth of it: Having a budget doesn't chain you down. It offers you freedom with, and control over, YOUR money. Get your FREE step-by-step guide to creating a budget that works for you!

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RECAP: 4 Things I Learned During My June No-Spend Challenge

Last month, I did a No-Spend Challenge. In addition to reigning in summer spending and saving some doll hairs, I was very much looking forward to what I would discover about myself and about my habits. SHO 'NUFF, I learned a thing or two. Ahead, read my spending recap, what four things I learned from the challenge, and what I'll do differently next time.

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Here's How to Make the Most of Your Mental Bandwidth

Millennials, our problem isn’t intelligence; we’re loaded with it. Our problem is mental bandwidth. And much of ours is consumed by the steady drone of background noise. Think Instagram, Facebook, talk shows, podcasts, etc.

Learn how to make the most of your most valued asset — your time — by using my one simple trick for making some room in your mind.

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