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travel-savings

How to Use a Buddy Pass for Travel Savings

Hey, friends! I’m back in action. I was away for a hot minute while preparing to attend the #FinCon16 conference in San Diego. FinCon is a huge financial conference that happens every year where money nerds get together to talk about media. Since the conference, I’ve been scheming and plotting about what I want to do with this blog and how I can best serve you. But, that’s not why you’re here. Let’s get into

repay-debt

How to Repay Massive Amounts of Debt With a Zero S…

A few years ago, I was successful at budgeting for the first time, and it helped me pay off my student loan. I’d tried budgeting before but was never able to stick to the process. So, I tweaked my budget method to make it work for me. I thought what I came up with was a unique budget idea, I later found out it has a real name: The zero sum budget (also called a

emergency-bills

I Paid Off a Loan to Start a Biz and Got Another B…

This post is going to be a little different. You may think I’ve got things totally under control since I’ve been able to launch an online biz. I mean I have a blog about making more money and saving more money. But, things happen. Let me know if this has happened to you. Every-thang is coming together. You’re up-to-date on your bills. You’ve made significant payments on debt. And you’re thinking – YAY me. Then

savings-beginner-budget

4 Saving Tips for the Budget Beginner

I’m working on a strict budget for two reasons. I want to ensure that I’m saving enough money for future (imaginary) BIG purchases. Plus, I want to save enough money and crush enough debt to freelance write full-time. Repaying a bunch of debt before quitting my job feels like the safest and most responsible move to make. In order to do this, my husband and I are pinching our coins, monitoring our credit score and