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Why It Makes Sense To Refinance Student Loans

This is a guest post from Drew of the Student Loan Report. Enjoy! Many college students need to borrow money to pay for college from both the government and private lenders.  If you have borrowed from multiple lenders, the due dates for each loan repayment can become blurry or the payments might be too much for your current salary.  If you can relate to this scene or simply want to lower your monthly payments, refinancing


Digit Review: A Simple Way to Automate Your Savings

Do you want to start saving more money today? Ok, silly question alert. We all want to save more money. Well, I’m itching to tell you about the Digit app peeps because it’s a tool that even big spenders can use to save a lil’ more. The best part is that saving with this app takes no effort. Digit links to your checking account. Then it works it’s magic to find money in your account that

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

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.


How to Stay Healthy and Fit on a Budget

(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


5 Budgeting Essentials for Families Committed to S…

[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


Why Everyone Needs Emergency Savings, Part II

Updated May 2, 2017 Not to sound like a broken record, but I figure my past real experiences and epic fails are a good conversation starter. Laugh at my pain, why not? We’re talking about emergency savings again folks. So, here’s the story: It seemed like right after we got financially responsible and I quit my job to run my business full-time… BAM! All types of emergency expenses came up and bit us in the