Work Smarter Not Harder: How I’m Making Over 1K from My Blog This Month

October has been a craaaazy month in the money department! As in, sometimes it seems like money has fallen out of the damn sky. Of course, I know this isn't actually true. I've worked very hard the past couple of years to make this happen. But for the first time since starting Grad Meets World [...] Read more »

4 Steps for Getting Through the Meantime Stages of Your Life


I recently finished reading a great book by Iyanla Vanzant called In the Meantime. It's mostly about romantic relationships and how to get through them when they don't work out, what you can learn from them and how to enjoy the in between stages;  but soon after finished reading it I realized that the meantime [...] Read more »

How do you become happy?

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Yes ladies and gents, this week I'm tackling the age old question of happiness. That pesky little thing that comes up in every aspect of our lives - our jobs, the bank account, our personal relationships, romance, co-workers, family, health - just everything! A note, however, this video is not for the faint at heart. [...] Read more »

GMW Monthly Report September 2012


If you follow this blog regularly then you know I've had an emotionally shaky month. And just as I suspected my finances took a major hit thanks to my emotions. I've known for quite some time that I am an emotional spender  and since I was really not in the mood to be paying attention [...] Read more »

Start and Grow Your First Business on a (close to) ZERO Budget


(Email list subscribers, feel free to skip this as you already received your advanced notice. Everyone else - want first dibs on some of the coolest stuff for millenials? Sign up for the email updates!)   Aside from sparking conversation and spreading a positive message, Grad Meets World is all about abundance! As a result, [...] Read more »

Guest Post: The Things I Learned From Graduating College

Today we have a guest post from one of my favorite new 20something bloggers, Jen Glantz of The Things I've Learned. Through her blog she sheds light on what it's like to be a 20-something in today's world. She's smart, insightful and above all her stuff is very fun to read. The following is a post [...] Read more »

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Prepaid vs Non-prepaid Credit Cards

As a part of my personal mission to teach people about the importance of credit, I've brought on the help of financial writer Michael Edmondstone. This week he discusses the pros and cons of prepaid and non-prepaid credit cards - both which can help you build credit, especially if it's a little shaky. Weighing the [...] Read more »

Q&A Monday: What books do you recommend for a college grad?

(If you are viewing this via email click here to watch the video.) I know first hand that when you are in the middle of a quarter life crisis things can seem kind of overwhelming. Between your parents hounding you over what you plan on doing with the rest of your life and your student [...] Read more »