A Creative Tip to Avoid Using Your Emergency Fund

Learn How to Avoid Using Your Emergency Fund

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I would earn a little money with no extra cost to you. The opinions expressed are my own. Read my disclaimer to learn more. How do you pay for unexpected expenses? In the personal finance community, the resounding answer is with an emergency fund. But what if you […]

A Debt Free Victory Story

Our Debt Free Story

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I would earn a little money with no extra cost to you. The opinions expressed are my own. Read my disclaimer to learn more. You’re going to love this guest post by Nicole, who runs her blog Door No. 2. Nicole Tombers is a Physical Therapist and writer […]

Understanding Credit Card Terms Will Save You Money

Avoid Credit Card Fees

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I would earn a little money with no extra cost to you. The opinions expressed are my own. Read my disclaimer to learn more. I’ve got a sweet guest post for you this week from Tom at FIRED UP Millennial. Tom “FIRE” runs his own personal finance blog […]

How to Create a Budget Based on Your Values

How to Create a Budget Based on Your Values

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I would earn a little money with no extra cost to you. The opinions expressed are my own. Read my disclaimer to learn more. What do you value most in life? Strangely, this is kind of a hard question to answer, especially right on the spot. Most of […]

Are You Missing Out on Free Money in Your Budget?

Three Paycheck Month

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I would earn a little money with no extra cost to you. The opinions expressed are my own. Read my disclaimer to learn more. Who doesn’t want free money? Let’s face it, pretty much everyone wants more money. It can help you get out of debt faster, pay […]

5 Reasons You Need to Start a Budget Today!

Do you have a budget? 5 Reasons to Start a Budget Today!

Why do you need a budget? There are so many people who make new years resolutions to save more money, spend less money, or pay off debt. Maybe you think that you don’t really need to make a budget because you can just keep track of everything in your head. I used to think that. […]

Save Money on Christmas: 6 Tips to Save $250-500

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How would you like to save an extra $250-500 this holiday season? When I think of the holidays, I typically picture spending money, not saving it. The truth is, the holidays are expensive! Some expenses are totally worth it and add a ton of value to your holiday season. Other expenses though…can add more stress […]

How an Emergency Fund Can Save Your Finances

Are you prepared for a financial emergency? It’s not a matter of if you’ll experience a financial emergency, but when. They happen all the time and range from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand. So that brings us to the next question. How much money do have saved up for emergencies? In January, […]

How We Paid off $73k of Student Loan Debt in 4 years

We Paid off $73k Student Loan Debt in 4 years

I first started this site to share our debt free story and help families get out of debt. I’ve shared bits and pieces of our debt free story, but never the full sha-bang. Well here it is. On May 27, 2017 my wife and I became debt free, paying off $73,000 of student loans in […]