Kara Perez


Kara Perez is the founder of bravely, a company that connects women and money. She graduated from Wesleyan University with a B.A in English. She is passionate about helping women take control of their finances and peanut butter.

3 Ways We Sabotage Our Chances At Success Without Even Realizing

By Kara Perez
Has anyone ever told you, "You are your own worst enemy"? Yeah, thought so. Brutal, right? And yet so many of us are doing it. Many of us have the education and skills to succeed... but we're getting in our own damn way, and it's a vicious…

6 Thoughts You Have When You Fall In Love For The First Time

By Kara Perez
Being in love for the first time can best be described as a rush. A rush of emotions, a rush of exciting dates, a rush of intense thoughts about another person. When you fall in deep, you basically become obsessed with your partner. You're a willing…

Is It Possible To Quit Your Job Without Having Another One Lined Up?

By Kara Perez
Quitting your job can be a liberating experience, but can also be a terrifying one. If you don't have something lined up, heading out into the great unknown of unemployment can really mess with your head. You may feel insecure, or scared about not…

7 Small Ways To Begin Your Journey Toward Sustainable Eating

By Kara Perez
Spring has sprung across most of the US, and green is everywhere. So, maybe it's time for you to go a little greener in your eating. Sustainable eating is no longer the land of mushy tofu and bean sprouts. You can rock out with your food and still…

Why 20-Somethings Who Know How To Budget Are Basically Superheroes

By Kara Perez
The hardest part of adulting is arguably learning how to manage your money. It seems like at every turn the entire world is trying to take your hard-earned cash from you: rent, utilities, parking, gas, food, clothes. Just keeping yourself alive and…

7 Girl Power Anthems That Will Get You Through Anything

By Kara Perez
Women's History Month has reached its end. But even so, let me hit you with a playlist full of female anthems. God knows everyone could use a power jam in his or her life. This is a list of jams that have been performed by women. They will amp you…

4 Empowering Ways To Celebrate Women's History Month With Your BFFs

By Kara Perez
March is National Women's History Month, and I, for one, am ready to party. I'm a lady who frequently hangs out with ladies. The fact that this month is all about badass ladies throughout history is just making life that much sweeter. Personally, I…

The Flaw In The Student Loan System That Will Keep You In Debt Forever

By Kara Perez
I graduated from college in 2011 with over $25,000 in debt and no job. I moved back in with my mom, found a waitressing job and proceeded to discover the joy of working for tips. Spoiler alert: It truly sucks. I didn't have any real understanding of…