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Money Myths are just that. Myths.

August 29, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

This is a sponsored campaign written by me on behalf of brightpeak financial® and WeAllGrow Latina. All opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting brands that support Burke Does! Do you have an irrational thing you are afraid of? Things that make no sense to be afraid, but still are. A prime example can be…

August 2016 Debt Repayment

August 26, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

I mistakenly published a draft of this post earlier this week. Sorry if you were confused! Thanks for putting up with my human mistakes. Now, let’s talk about debt! July August Change Percent Change Loans ECSI 8413.61 8355.67 57.94 -.7% Upstart 4661.67 4498.06 163.61 -3.51% Credit Cards Southwest (Chase) 2967.83 267.74 2700.09 -90.98% Discover 965.99…

InDependent’s Military Spouse Wellness Summit

August 24, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

Sometimes being the significant other of a military man can be hard, especially when they aren’t around. Netflix and chill is a big part of the routine when that happens, which it is currently. However, there is a risk with that philosophy–I’m not doing anything to help myself. Last year, I attended the Military Spouse…

The Life Update I Sent my IRL Friends

August 21, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

As you all know, I’m a Venture for America fellow. We send each other periodic life updates. This is the life update I sent them yesterday. It was intensely personal and has been edited, in part, to protect private details. My point here is just that it’s okay to be vulnerable. This is my way…

August 2016 Net Worth

August 15, 2016
AUTHOR: Emilie

Look at that! I still know how to blog. You’d be shocked considering the frequency at which I’ve been updating lately, right? I promise I’m still here, just extremely busy. Before I update you on the one million and one things going on in my life, which I’ll probably do at some point, I wanted…