Updated May 3, 2017 A few years ago, I was successful at zero sum budgeting for the first time, and it helped me pay off my student loan. I was inspired to pay off my student loan because I wanted to pursue a dream of running my own business full-time. Doing that with student debt wasn’t something I wanted to do. I had tried budgeting before but was never able to stick to the process.
Update: I removed most of the freelancing and blogging related posts from this site because I have nothing new to add to what’s already out there. However, this post is one that a lot of readers have found helpful, so I left it here. 🙂 Cheers! Another #myfirsthustledollar series post my friends. In this series, I ask peeps how they made their first independent dollar because often the first one is the hardest. Our mission
Updated May 2, 2017 “I gotta keep it super real wit ya, shooorrtttaaay.” It seems every time I sit down to write a post a song lyric pops into my head that relates to what I want to dig into. This one compliments of PartyNextDoor. 🙂 Before I jump into a little back story: The goal with everything I write is to be helpful. Always. So I’m letting you in on one of my struggles.
(Hey, hey friends. I’m on a constant quest to get my body back together. After getting married in 2013 and starting a business I fellll wayyyy off the fitness and healthy eating train. So of course I packed on the pounds. Sometimes life happens and we forget to take care of ourselves. No bueno. This week, I partnered up with Ayana Frierson a fitness guru for a guest post. Her blog is coming soon and
Updated May 2, 2017 Without question for me paying taxes is the absolute worst part of the year. Prior to working for myself, I looked forward to getting my W-2 in the mail so I could plug it into TurboTax and get a refund. Wham bam, thank you ma’am. No need to even think about taxes for another year. Fast forward to now and the process is a hell of a lot more complicated. The
[Hey friend! This is a post about saving from guest contributor Derek Fisher. Enjoy!] Carefree spending is the stuff of dreams. For most anyway, the prospect of spending without consequences is unrealistic. Too often, spending occurs despite financial limitations, and the consequences haunt debtors for years. Fortunately, those who’ve learned the hard way furnish a blueprint for others, who haven’t yet fallen into financial distress. If excess spending is the recipe for disaster, prudent budgeting