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Making Friends as a Frugal Adult

Here’s a dirty little secret: making friends as an adult is hard. Sure, you’re all grown up and comfortable with your life and who you are. That should make people flock to you, right? How many times have we heard that confidence is attractive?

I moved to a new city as a 23 year old, and the hardest thing I had to do was make friends. Getting an apartment, getting a job, learning how to navigate the professional world – all of these things were pieces of cake compared to walking up to another adult and trying to convince them they should hang out with me.

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4 Ways to Throw a Fun and Cheap Memorial Day Party

Memorial Day is one of my favorite holidays. Half the time I forget it’s even a holiday, and am pleasantly surprised by all the grilling and drinking that starts up at my house.

As the official beginning to summer, it’s appropriate to have a little get together to celebrate! Take your day off and spend it with some friends and hopefully some sunshine. Here are 4 ways to throw a fun and cheap Memorial Day party to help you keep your budget on track.

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4 Frugal Ways to Hang Out With Your Friends

Sometimes when you’re really dedicated to being financially responsible (also known as ‘a real person’ or an ‘adult’), it seems like you have to choose between your finances and your friends. Going out in it’s traditional sense, like dinner or brunch, drinks or a movie, gets expensive really quickly. And so the choice seems to be between hanging out with your friends and spending money, or saving money but being a hermit.

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