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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 had tried budgeting before with things like Mint.com but was never able to stick to the process. So, I created my own budget method with pen and paper that helpedĀ me control my money instead of having it control me. The budget I ended up creating was a unique take on the zero-sum

emergency-bills

I Paid Off a Loan and Got Another Bill, Why Emerge…

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 start my own business. 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 Easy Peasy Money Saving Ideas That Anyone Can Fo…

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 start my own business. 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