How We Maintain A $280 Monthly Grocery Budget For 2 People In Boston

Food is one of the biggest expenses for most people. Today, I'm sharing how we maintain a $280 monthly grocery budget for 2 people in one of the most expensive cities in America. 

One of the biggest expenses for most people is food. It’s admittedly too easy to spend a ton of money on food because you literally eat the evidence. We’ve all been there- there seems to never be anything “good to eat” at home and then at the end of the month, you look at your […]

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5 Reasons Why Some Millennials Can’t Save Money

Why Some Millennials Can't Save Money-Navigating Adulthood

This is a “sister post” to a post written by the lovely The Frugal Gene. Check out Lily’s post here.  Why Some Millennials Can’t Save Money? I’m a huge advocate for budgeting and I think everyone should try to save for retirement as soon as they start their first job out of college. This is […]

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10 Cheap Summer Date Ideas Under $10 [That Aren’t Netflix]

10 Cheap Summer Date Ideas Under $10 [That Aren't Netflix]-Navigating Adulthood

As I shared in my 9 Lessons I learned In My First 9 Months Of  Marriage post, me and Mr. NavigatingAdulthood try to have a regular date night. We put away all electronic devices [which is admittedly hard sometimes] and try to be fully present. It’s a nice way to catch up with one another and […]

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How We Saved Over $2,000 On My Engagement Ring

How we saved 2000 on engagement ring- NavigatingAdulthood

I know a recent blog post was also wedding/marriage related, but I promise that this blog isn’t going to turn into a wedding blog. I know that engagement rings are a VERY touchy subject, so I just want to throw out a disclaimer that this post is not to brag about my engagement ring or to […]

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3 Easy Money Saving Tips- How We Save Almost $400 Every Month

3 Money Saving Tips- Ways we save almost $400 each month-Navigating Adulthood

In a previous post, I talked about the importance of a savings account and how a savings account really came in handy when I landed in the ER a few days before my wedding with a kidney infection. This is a nice introduction for today’s topic: easy money saving tips. I am sharing 3 small things that Mr. […]

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Why You Should Live Below Your Means And Not Just Within Your Means

The Difference Between Living Below Your Means vs Living Within Your Means Living Within Your Means Most people seem to offer the advice, “Live within your means” which means your expenses should be less than what you make. For example, if you make $1,000 a month and your monthly expenses are $980 a month, then […]

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How To Write A Check In Six Easy Steps-Includes Cheatsheet

Learn how to write a check in six easy steps. Includes a visual cheatsheet for reference.

Today, we are going to start with one of the basics of being an adult: how to write a check. In today’s electronic age, you seem to be able to do everything with the swipe of a credit card. However, if you rent an apartment like I do, there is a good chance you will have to […]

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