Travel Tips

How to Negotiate for Souvenirs When Traveling [Video]

Shopping for items in the US is typically very different than shopping for items while abroad. You wouldn’t think about negotiating, bargaining, and haggling and your local market or nearest H&M. But while traveling, especially in certain countries, you’ll find haggling for everyday items extremely common. Western travelers often feel uncomfortable and find this to ... Read more

Food Budgets

Cooking International Meals on a Budget [Video]

Welcome back to the collaboration between Mint and Brewing Happiness. I’m Haley, the girl behind Brewing Happiness – a blog about celebrating the small healthy choices we make in our lives, complete with recipes for everybody!  I’m here to give you tips on living a healthy, happy life on a budget. When you’re bored in ... Read more

Early Career

How College Grads Can Get Started Investing

If you’ve just graduated college—first off, congrats! And as you’re creating a massive “next steps” to-do list, that might include landing your first grown-up job, moving to new stomping grounds, or creating a budget, you’ll want to add one thing: investing. We get it. While retirement might seem like aeons away, here’s the thing: The ... Read more

Early Career

The 4 Biggest Budget Suprises for New College Grads

Life after graduating college is a time of surprises. You’re thrust into the adult world for the first time, forced to earn your way and find your place, all while still feeling like a kid inside. Some people make the transition smoothly, but most of us struggle a bit.   That’s especially true when it comes ... Read more

Money Audit

Managing Money With Your Partner When You Earn More

Four years ago this month, I published When She Makes More, a guide for higher-earning married women who want to master their finances and thrive in their relationships.    Earning more money, as the wife in your hetero-relationship, may seem innocuous. What does it matter if your salary is bigger or smaller than your mate’s?   But ... Read more