Building a frugal box makes so many aspects of money management effortless. This weekend, I jet-setted across the country for a spa day with my stepsister. Sounds luxurious and quite expensive, doesn't it?
In the office environment, I was forced to take regular breaks from staring at my screen. Distractions came in the form of coworkers stopping to say hello, long walks down to the campus Starbucks and in-person meetings. A commute signaled the start and the end of the day, making it easy to shut everything off. Working from home took away all of those automatic triggers for a mental break. It's now on you to own your time.
The experiment has been a success. It's time for an update after four and a half years of marriage .
I'm quite fortunate in that my company is on an annual raise and bonus cycle, which kicks in on January 1st. Every year before the wint...
Every time you say yes, you are saying no to a million other things.