Save more. Spend less. Live better.
If you are on a tight budget, proposing may be daunting. After all, a lot is made of the money spent when it comes to engagement rings and proposal ideas. However, you will find that the money side of things really doesn’t matter. You have probably just built it up in...read more
When my hubby and I decided to pay off our combined $117,000 of student loan debt in just three years, I knew I would need to make some major changes in order to achieve this aggressive (and slightly insane) goal. I’ve never been a huge spender, but I used to splurge...read more
Millennials are at a unique time in their lives and careers right now. Many Millennials are starting to get the point where they’ve finished school and started careers. As they move along in those careers, they may start weighing whether or not they want to start...read more
Want to go on vacation but can’t afford it? How about going on a day trip? If you live in the Midwest, Taylors Falls is a great (and cheap) option. Located right on the Minnesota/Wisconsin border, Taylors Falls is an hour drive from the Twin Cities. It’s also one...read more
Frugality comes naturally to me, so I generally save money pretty easily. The one area where I tend to overspend is grocery shopping. I hate cooking and eat a lot of microwaveable/prepackaged meals. As you can imagine, this is not cheap! I've been working on...read more
Having a job that you love is one of the most rewarding aspects of modern life. After all, we spend far too many hours at work to feel unsatisfied by those daily activities. Nevertheless, nobody should overlook the need and desire for financial rewards either. Those...read more
Hi there! I’m Jen. When I finished grad school, I found myself underemployed and buried in student loan debt. I became passionate about helping other young people make smarter financial choices. You CAN achieve financial freedom – I’ll show you how.
- My Student Loans64%
- Husband’s Student Loans50%
- Car Loan100%
- Emergency Fund100%