I meet a lot of really cool people on Instagram. Instagram has slowly taken the Pinterest place for me and I find myself wandering mindlessly across cool pictures. That is how I met Nicole. Nicole is a beauty blogger, foodie, inner beauty advocate, and journalism student. She has been YouTubing for a couple years now and knows a thing or… Read More
How-to travel + explore + have a life you are proud of on a tight budget!
There are very few things I enjoy more than traveling and exploring. Over the past couple months I found myself complaining that my life was b-o-r-i-n-g. I wasn’t enjoying things as much as I used to, I was on the verge of burnout, and really needed to pause and reflect. So I thought about the things that make me happy. Traveling… Read More
Paycheck to paycheck sucks: 3 reasons you are broke
Hi friends! I’m writing this after having a mild heart attack. I experienced my first website crash, and may or may not have almost cried. Seriously, this is a side of life I never imagined myself going through. Thankfully, as you can see, all is well in Whitney website land. This week’s theme has been focused on living paycheck to… Read More
Is college worth it?
College can be a pain in the butt. Sitting through lectures, furiously taking notes, late night study sessions (which I don’t recommend), and the opportunity cost of school instead of bringing home the bacon, are all real concerns. When it comes to going to college, a true analysis needs to take place. Simply going to school for the sake of going… Read More
5 Money Goals To Conquer In Your 20s
Raise your hand if you are a 20-something trying to figure life out. Yep, me too! Your 20s are an interesting time in your life: going on countless dates, pursuing a college degree, multiple 2007 Britney Spears moments, figuring out what the heck your career will be, quarter-life crises (oh yes, these things are real!), self-discovery (turns out it’s never-ending),… Read More
Why Maxing Out Your Credit Card In 1 Hour Is Dumb
I get sent articles/texts/Facebook messages of some really cool money topics. But sometimes, just sometimes, I get sent things that make me want to shake someone. (don’t worry- I’m kidless!) I was sent a Facebook status post. A young, 18 or 19 year old female bragging about maxing her “Victoria’s Don’t Tell Nobody” card…within the first hour. The video encapsulates… Read More