Should you ever fund your business with a credit card? (guest post on Millo.co)

(This was a guest blog post for Millo, a fantastic resource and community for people who are working on building a creative business. You can catch the full post on millo.co) We were at the closing table, finalizing our first home purchase, when we found out. We were doing a complete gut renovation on this house, which Read more about Should you ever fund your business with a credit card? (guest post on Millo.co)[…]

4 Ways the Prison Industry Affects Your Everyday Life

2.3 million people are currently incarcerated in the United States, more than any other country in the world and up 500% in the last 30 years. 60% (almost 2 out of 3!!) of people in prison are people of color. But stats are just stats. How does this actually affect your everyday life? 1. Your taxpayer dollars Read more about 4 Ways the Prison Industry Affects Your Everyday Life[…]

4 Things that Simultaneously Rule and Suck about Working For Yourself

This is the dream, right? Working for yourself and doing what you love, getting out of the rat race, quitting your day job – what could be better? Well, I’m about to enter Month 4 of being full time freelancer, and some of the things that are awesome about working for myself are the same things Read more about 4 Things that Simultaneously Rule and Suck about Working For Yourself[…]

Your Financial House: A New Way to Look at Your Budget

I had the immense pleasure of leading a personal finance workshop with Designers Assembly this past weekend. They are a collective of young architects and designers who have built a tight-knit community and put together events and workshops to help designers gain financial and business literacy. And they know where to get the good bagels for Read more about Your Financial House: A New Way to Look at Your Budget[…]

5 Tips for How to Take the Leap into Full Time Passion

Caits Meissner, a long time friend, and now Brunch & Budget client, took the leap from full time job to full time passion earlier this year (in fact, she joined us on a Bondfire show right when she was in the middle of transitioning!). I am so excited and proud to share that she and Read more about 5 Tips for How to Take the Leap into Full Time Passion[…]