The Unconventional Traveler

Adulting

6 Personal Finance Spreadsheets for Your 20s

When it comes to personal finance, spreadsheets have become my best friend. Unlike templates, apps, and printables, they are customizable, have limitless space, and can be accessed from almost any device. These 6 personal finance spreadsheets will help you get through your 20s. Savings Tracker Spreadsheet One of Dave Ramsey’s recommendations is to pay for everything (especially big purchases like homes and cars) with cash. Although I somewhat disagree with this, I do think it’s  ...

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Adulting, Career

10 Places to Study or Work that aren’t a nearby Coffee Shop

Are you someone who likes to study or get work done at coffee shops? Me too! When I was in college, going to a coffee shop was a nice change of environment. And when I was working at an office job, it was a great way to escape the office or work on my side hustle outside of business hours. But I needed to cut down on expenses and found out how much going to coffee shops was costing me. Going to a coffee shop could be costing you $1,300 a year If you go to a coffee shop every weekday,  ...

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Adulting

How to Use a Planner to Successfully Build Your Career

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure for more info. Senior year of college is exciting because unless you’re headed straight to grad school, it’s possible that this is your last year of being a student. You might be itching to be done with school. If you’re anything like me, you’re both excited to finally start building your career and nervous that you’ll fail. I’m happy to say that unless you completely stop trying, you  ...

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Adulting, Career, Wellness

How to Set a Goal and Stick to It

Once you’ve set your New Year’s Resolutions and defined and made time for your priorities, it’s time to start setting goals. This blog post is about how to set a goal and make it stick. How to set a goal 1. Set your end-goal Before you get going, you need to know where you need to go. The best way to do that is by thinking about who and where you want to be a year from now. Here are a few self-reflection questions you can ask: A year from now, I’d like to _______________ A  ...

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