Adulthood 101

So we don’t have to learn the hard way

Tax Season Tips for Twenty-Somethings

First time filing taxes? Here’s what you need to know. Tax season is something our parents and economics teachers should have taught us about but never did. Yet oddly, it’s one of the most important American chores adults have to take care of ... Read More...

Bar Etiquette | Ordering a Drink

Ordering a drink at a bar is a somewhat elusive art. While we learn from a relatively tender age how to properly behave in a restaurant, place an order with a server, and leave an appropriate tip, it is rare that any budding adult has had training on... Read More...

The Undeclared Life: Goal-Setting for the Undecided

Goals, the magic word that pops up when our generation talks about what it means to be an adult. From an early age the idea of striving towards something is instilled in us as a necessity. At each phase of our life we have goals to work toward, an... Read More...

Applying for a Student Loan for Grad School

When I decided to go to grad school my parents said “this one is on you.” AKA they weren’t going to help me figure out the elfish language that is student loans. They say it would be a learning experience, but I know its because they didn’t w... Read More...

Grown-up Things | Moving in Together

Maybe it’s been months, or even years that you’ve contemplated moving in with your boyfriend/girlfriend/partner. But there’s a whole range of reasons and fears that prevent you from doing so. Your parents, friends and colleagues think you’re ... Read More...

Getting Approved: Ways Around Rental Red Flags

So, you know about what the landlords are looking for when weeding out the tenant pool. For some of you, that list may have been a stress reliever. For others, it may have been slightly panic inducing (sorry…). If any of the red flags I mentione... Read More...

How to Choose Your First Credit Card

Maybe this isn’t your first credit card. Your parents probably got you one in high school that was meant for emergencies and you used the entire limit on your Juicy Couture velour tracksuit with your friends at the mall that one time and immediatel... Read More...

Red Flags Landlords Look For in Renters

This article is in a series of articles that cover the basics of what you need to know about apartment living.  If you have ever been turned down by a landlord because of a clearance issue, I feel for you. It sucks. It’s stressful and the thoug... Read More...