Kenia Perez

Kenia Perez
Budgeting for Pricey Pursuits

Budgeting for Pricey Pursuits

Motorcycling, sailing, snowboarding—my favorite sports aren't exactly cheap. And if you knit, garden, ski or scuba dive, I’m sure you can relate.

A pricey hobby is worth every dime—but you still have…

A Moving Budget Unpacked and Broken Down

A Moving Budget Unpacked and Broken Down

They say moving is one of the most stressful life events—and I'll tell you why: the sheer expense of that stuff shuffle. I’m planning a move myself next year, and by budgeting ahead I…

How I Bought My New Used Truck

How I Bought My New Used Truck

The quest for a car
My old car, a compact, was on its last legs—and I needed a vehicle that that could carry all my outdoor equipment (dirt bikes, snow boards, etc.)

I wanted to buy new&mdash…

The Money Rule That Changes Everything

The Money Rule That Changes Everything

In 1906, an Italian economist named Vilfredo Pareto noticed that 80% of the peas in his garden came from only 20% of the pea pods. (You may have heard that most people wear 20% of their wardrobe 80% of the…

Rx for a Bloated Budget

Rx for a Bloated Budget

Kenia Perez works in the aerospace industry in California.

Time and money
Give yourself a week to do a task, it will take a week—but give yourself two days, and it will take two days.

This phenomenon is…

Build an ‘Old Girls Network’

Build an ‘Old Girls Network’

Boys club
Picture this: Rookie walks into the bar for a beer after work. He strikes up conversation with Mr. Career Man while watching the football game. They talk sports… and they talk business.

Mr. Career Man thinks the kid…

Smash Student Loan Debt

Smash Student Loan Debt

You know Kenia. She's a devoted DailyWorth reader (and commenter) who works as a systems engineer in California. Here, her get-out-of-student-loan-debt report.

In January, after three years of repaying my student loans&mdash…