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  1. addiction
It’s been exactly two months since the LA mayor mandated that we Angelenos must give up our large gatherings, brunches, and date nights at the Arclight movie theater. Even though I’d been working from home for the last year or so, the safer-at-home orders still hit me hard, as it did pretty much everyone. There’s […]The post All The Things I Actually Don’t Miss From Life Before Quarantine appeared first on The Financial Diet.
  1. freelancing
This article is brought to you by Morning Brew. With every passing year, it feels like we’re supposed to feel further disconnected from our inboxes. We have regular video calls on platforms we’d never heard of the month before, have full conversations in Instagram DMs, and use Slack so much for work communications that the […]The post 7 Email Rules To Streamline Your Online Life (& Get More Out Of It) appeared first on The Financial Diet.
  1. money
This post is brought to you by Experian and contains affiliate links.  No matter what stage you’re in, figuring out how to stay on top of the many facets of your life is a skill you need to cultivate. And like many skills, the amount of money you spend in the pursuit of improving it […] The post 4 Cheap Or Free Ways To Stay More On Top Of Your Life appeared first on The Financial Diet.
  1. style
As someone who built a career from a love of clothing and shopping, I  truly enjoy the process of sifting through clothing racks to find a perfect new piece to add to my closet. The feel of the fabric on my skin, the excitement when I find a great deal in my size, the smell […] The post The Best Budget Alternatives To Luxe Clothing Brands, According To A Stylist appeared first on The Financial Diet.
  1. money
Shortly after the stay-at-home order went into effect, my husband was suddenly out of a job. We went from being a dual-income household, bringing in more than enough to cover our monthly expenses, to struggling to figure out where our money should go. Times have changed our situation quite quickly, and with the pandemic at […] The post How My Partner And I Are Making Ends Meet On a Single Income appeared first on The Financial Diet.
  1. world
While the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging to say the least, it presents an opportunity for communities to come together. Many companies are offering their resources for free in the midst of this crisis. For example, T-Mobile will provide customers on any of their data plans with unlimited smartphone data for the next 60 days and […] The post 5 Ways To Meaningfully Give Back When You Feel Helpless During The Coronavirus Pandemic appeared first on The Financial Diet.