Weekend Toast 6/7

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The Weekend Toast series is a collection of recently published articles by other bloggers that I put together to share. Consider this your one-stop-shop for remaining up-to-date on being a badass.

So, grab your drink of choice, put your feet up and get ready to read!

This week: finding the best budget apps; lessons from Alexander Hamilton; free PC games; Buffy the Vampire Slayer; lakeside getaways; career advice

Cheers! (and stay safe everyone)


If you’re looking to improve your budgeting skills and are searching for an app to help you out, but don’t know which to choose? How to FIRE has done some research for you comparing YNAB and Mint, two popular resources to help you get and stay on track. Read their post and see which could be the right one for you! YNAB vs Mint: Budgeting App Comparison. Taking it a step further Money Life Wax gives you some more options with all the Mint alternatives they could find: 13+ Mint.com Alternatives (To Help Track Your Money). See if you can use any of these to be on your way to superior budgeting this summer!

If you haven’t seen the broadway show Hamilton, I encourage you to add it to your bucket list. It’s an amazing story and Hamilton himself was an amazing person back in his day. We can learn alot from his journey. The Finance Twins thinks so too and wrote us a great article on finance lessons we can learn from him! 10 Lessons About Money From Alexander Hamilton


If you or your kids are bored and need some things to do, then might I suggest a throwback to playing PC games! Remember when we used to do that all the time? (although, I’m sure there are people who have never stopped) Your Money Geek has the list for you: 13 Great Free PC Games You Can Download Now!

Along that same note, if you’re looking for something to binge watch (or rewatch), consider Buffy the Vampire Slayer. That show was ahead of its time when it came out. Partners in FIRE thinks so too: Six Reasons Why Buffy is the Greatest Show of All Time


Stay tuned for next weeks post of staycation ideas I have for you guys. In the mean time, if you’re looking to do a road trip or need some inspiration on how to spend time with the fam this summer, then check out this post by Far and Wide Best Lake Getaways in the U.S.


For anyone about to graduate from school and enter the work force, or about to finish training and are looking for their first job, check out this post by Keeping up with the Bulls. 10 PIECES OF CAREER ADVICE FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS. There’s some great advice here to keep in mind as you start your career journey. Hope it helps as you make your way!

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2 thoughts on “Weekend Toast 6/7”

  1. I was lucky to see Hamilton end of last year before the current craziness happened. Got to see it with my daughter and we both loved it.

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