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Shannah L. Compton

Stayin' Stylish... On A Budget

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 04.09.2014 | Style
Shannah L. Compton

I can never keep track of what is trendy now, what used to be trendy, and furthermore, what should I spend my cash on. Just when I think I have it figured out, the silly trend changes again.

P-to the -D to the -O: Three Important Factors to Know Before You Choose Your Affordable Care Act Health Plan

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
Shannah L. Compton

Let's take away the politics right now and look at what I feel are the three most important pieces of each health plan that you should understand with no exceptions.

Workin' 9 To 5: Two Ways to Protect Your Livin'

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 11.12.2013 | Business
Shannah L. Compton

Listen, I know, we all take making money for granted. We just assume that we can get up every day and go out and make money. This assumption can get you into a jam, and I've seen it happen too many times.

Nine Cool Things to Do in San Francisco, on a Budget

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Shannah L. Compton

One of my and my boyfriend's favorite things to do when travelling is to uncover off the beaten path experiences. First in our series of "Cool Things To Do On a Budget" in a given city, is one of our favorites, San Francisco.

To Roth or Not to Roth

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 09.30.2013 | Business
Shannah L. Compton

A Roth is a post-tax retirement account, meaning the money you put in does not allow you to deduct it from your tax returns. That can be a bummer when you need income tax deductions!

How to be a Budget Sensitive Passport Collecting Fool

Shannah L. Compton | Posted 09.28.2013 | Travel
Shannah L. Compton

What is a travelaholic you ask? It's a person who has an ever-present nagging desire to run home, pack a bag, and get on the next plane to anywhere. Can you relate?