IRA Contribution Limits and Roth IRA for 2019

  Happy 2019! A friendly reminder that your IRA and Roth IRA contribution limits have changed for 2019. Most of them are up from 2018. The contribution limits for retirement accounts are as follows: 401(k), 403(b), 457 and TSP Plan Contribution Limits The 401(k), 403(b), 457, and Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) limit will go up … Read more IRA Contribution Limits and Roth IRA for 2019

Budgeting for Michelin Star Restaurants in DC

As a foodie, who’s also striving for financial independence, I live in a state of perpetual ambivalence. How exactly can one afford to eat out at Michelin Star restaurants while trying to save up for retirement? Well the journey to financial independence is a balance between money and enjoyment. Hence, to enjoy the things you … Read more Budgeting for Michelin Star Restaurants in DC

Not Negotiating Your Salary Could Cost You $210,017

As college students begin receiving job offers for graduation in Spring, many of them have no experience in negotiating salary. I want to stress the importance of negotiating salary and its impacts on your financial future. And especially with the economy the way it is today, getting an interview is a blessing for many. Although … Read more Not Negotiating Your Salary Could Cost You $210,017

You’re Probably Tipping Your Waiter Incorrectly

Now how bold am I to title my post “How Much To Tip Your Waiter”. This implies that many of you out there don’t know how to tip your servers. Of course there’s no wrong way to tip and the amount of tip you leave is extremely subjective based on each individual’s experience as well … Read more You’re Probably Tipping Your Waiter Incorrectly