Welp, hello there. It’s been awhile but my newsletters are going to be more quality over quantity, I’ll tell you that - so settle in! I’m having a bit of an existential crisis here and I am simultaneously the happiest I’ve ever been in my life. Is that even possible? It has to be because… Read More

Happy spring! Ready to spring-clean your finances into a savvy monthly habit? If you follow me on Twitter, you'll know that I spend 140 characters or less celebrating the first of every month. I don't know what it is but I'm a sucker for fresh starts. New month, new me - or something like that… Read More

Alright, so this is BIG and new and something I don’t talk about much around The Holistic Wallet, even though it’s a significant part of my financial life. If you don’t already know Denise Duffield-Thomas, the author of Get Rich, Lucky Bitch, please let me introduce you! She's a mix of inspiration, practical wisdom, and… Read More

I’ve been hearing a lot of misconceptions about budgeting on the street that I need to set straight. “The street, Michelle? Really?” Hey, you can take the girl outta Queens... So let’s get real for a minute... The #1 goal of budgeting isn’t just to get out of debt or stop living paycheck to paycheck… Read More

If you follow me on Twitter, you'll know that I spend 140 characters or less celebrating the first of every month. I don't know what it is but I'm a sucker for fresh starts. New month, new me - or something like that! While I recommend checking in on your finances somewhere between every couple… Read More