brilliant budgeting

So you gotta be living under a rock to not know that there’s a BIG new moon coming today. (Well, if you consider the moon a rock, then we’re all living under one, in which case I have missed an opportunity to make this blog post more clever.) Everybody and their mothers who don’t normally… Read More

Fun fact about me: I’ve only ever held white collar jobs. Actually, that doesn’t sound quite fun. It’s rather boring. That’s a boring fact about me. I don’t know what I was thinking leading you on like that! When all of my friends transitioned from campers to camp counselors, I sought refuge indoors from NYC’s… Read More

I founded The Holistic Wallet to spread my wealth of knowledge on good financial behaviors and beneficial money habits. That’s why you’re reading this, right? Because you’re seeking the same results I had when I was just like you back in the day, reading a personal finance blog post, too… except times a thousand. My… 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