How Do You Know Its Time to Move Out?

How Do You Know Its Time to Move Out?

In this day in age, more and more "adults" are living at home with their parents after graduating from college. All for various reasons. Whether it be to save money, helping out with bills, or just better than living alone. But there may come a time that you decide to move out and venture out on your own. Here are a few tell-tale signs that its time to leave mom and dad.

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4 Ways to Prepare for a Hurricane

4 Ways to Prepare for a Hurricane

As a native Floridian, there are certain things that you are accustomed to that the rest of the country may not understand…. alligators, weird news stories, five minute rainstorms, and HURRICANES! I experienced a few as a kid and was always excited for the days off from school (maybe even a week if the power went out). But as an adult, it is probably one of the scariest things I've been through. I wasn't really sure how to prepare in advance and my parents were extremely non-chalet about the whole thing. So for my millennial and new Southeast residents, here is a quick guide to preparing for a hurricane.

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{Guest Post} Fuel Your Passion

{Guest Post} Fuel Your Passion

Mark Twain wrote "The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why." Today, I have invited Sharmez Rolle of Operation BeYOUtiful Movement, a non-profit girls mentoring program, to talk about finding your passion and purpose in life. At a young age, she knew that she was called to help empower and inspire others and she has done just that.

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What I Learned from Being a Grad School Dropout

What I Learned from Being a Grad School Dropout

Some time last year, I came up with the brilliant idea of pursing a Master's Degree, not just any Master's but an MBA from a prestigious private school. While this endeavor is one that can be admired by most people, this wasn't the appropriate time or place to start the second leg of my educational career. But with all mistakes comes a lesson to be learned. So here are 5 lessons I learned from being the dreaded grad school dropout!

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Book Review: Broke Millennial

Book Review: Broke Millennial

Money can't buy you happiness but it sure can make life a little easier....if handled correctly. I have the pleasure of reading Broke Millennial by Erin Lowry prior to the release date. As I read, I was extremely engaged. I'm sure that my family got tired of me talking about budgets, IRAs, and everything else that Erin was teaching me! I wanted to sure this wealth of knowledge with the world all while getting my financial life completely in order. I couldn't say enough good things about this book and the author that created it! But here are a few lessons learned from the Broke Millennial herself. 

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Making Friends as an Adult

Making Friends as an Adult

The time has come! You've graduated and moved away from your college town. Now what....I am going to be frank! Making friends as an adult is super hard. Gone are the days of your best friends being in the residence hall next to yours and having sleepovers just because. We have to put on our big girl panties and go to work every day but still find time to make new friends.

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My Reaction to #HurtBae

My Reaction to #HurtBae

At this point, I am pretty sure that everyone that has an internet connection has seen the #HurtBae video. It features a girl that confronts her ex boyfriend about the reasons for cheating on her. At best this video is absolutely heart breaking at worst it's infuriating. After watching, I thought back on my own personal experiences and all things I wish I could have told myself.

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