Posts by Julissa Treviño

Julissa Treviño is a writer and journalist based in Texas. Her work has appeared in BBC Future, CityLab, Columbia Journalism Review, The Dallas Morning News, Racked, Teen Vogue and other publications. She enjoys traveling, playing with makeup, biking and trying new food. Follow her @JulissaTrevino.
Julissa Treviño

The holiday season has commonly been referred to as “engagement season,” marking the most popular time of year for proposals. Now that January has hit and the glow of the holidays have worn off, a lot of couples are doing the hard work of answering the question "How are we going to pay for our wedding?"

While thinking of ways to cut down on costs can go a long way, you may also just need a boost in income. In honor of engagement season, here are five surprising ways to earn extra money for your wedding.

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For advice on everything from saving for retirement to potty training a stubborn toddler, moms know best. 

And even if you're not after advice, sometimes it's useful just to know that other moms are out there going through the same stuff you are. Here are six mom bloggers you should check out. 

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As someone who's beauty-obsessed, it's not hard to overspend. I'm not alone. According to a 2017 survey by online beauty retailer SkinStore, most American women spend up to $300,000 on face products alone in their lifetimes. 

With new product launches, massive sales and a wave of new trends each year, beauty expenses easily add up. But if you're on a budget (who isn't?), you're probably always on the lookout for money-saving tips. Here are four ways I save money on beauty products.

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Job hunting can be super stressful, especially when it seems like you're sending your application into a black hole. On top of that, there are sometimes hundreds of candidates for just a single job opening. Shoring up your financial future while boosting your career can feel impossible. 

But there are some tricks to finding the right job opportunity, even in a competitive market. Here are the four best ways to go about your next job search. 

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Weddings are one of the biggest expenses in a person's life, costing couples an average of about $35,000, according to wedding registry website The Knot.

And weddings aren't just a splurge for the bride and groom. It can cost an arm and a leg to attend a wedding, especially if you're a bridesmaid or groomsman.

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Did you take out a Parent PLUS loan to help your child through college? If so, you'd probably love to find a way to make those payments more manageable.

Refinancing may be good option to allow to put your money toward your own financial priorities—finally. 

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