Archive for the ‘BUDGETING’ Category

Turboion Rbb Croc Classic Straightener Review

Posted February 5th, 2019 by lisa | Comments Off on Turboion Rbb Croc Classic Straightener Review

Review of the TurboIon Rbb Croc Classic Straightener The TurboIon Rbb Croc Classic Straightener with 1.5 inch black titanium plates is a quick-heat, high-heat straightening tool / flat iron / curler that handles any hair care task you need. With a high max temperature of 450 degrees, and a super fast heating element, you will […]

Decade-long study finds 170% increase in alcohol-related liver disease in Beijing

Posted February 5th, 2019 by lisa | Comments Off on Decade-long study finds 170% increase in alcohol-related liver disease in Beijing

Increased incomes in Beijing have resulted in an explosion of liver problems associated  with alcohol consumption and poor diets, a recently published decade-long study found. While hepatitis B was once the largest cause for liver disease in Beijing, a successful vaccination program has effectively helped reduce the instances over the past two decades, leading to a shift in liver […]

let’s get down to business

Posted March 3rd, 2018 by lisa | Comments Off on let’s get down to business

Here is a graphic of my current budget from my last post: Now, in order for me to be able to throw about $500 at my student loan debt, I need to shift some things around. I crunched a bunch of numbers, and this is what the new budget looks like: New budget allocations: Necessary Expenses […]

budgeting 101

Posted March 3rd, 2018 by lisa | Comments Off on budgeting 101

Everyone’s budget is different. But if you don’t know where to start, many personal finance experts suggest you start off with a 50/30/20 budget – 50% of your post-tax income goes to necessary expenses (mortgage, rent, loans, etc.), 30% goes to your wants (nights out, movies, etc.), and 20% goes to savings (long-term, short-term) (see […]