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How to Save Money and Still Invest

*This post is sponsored by CrushEmpire and may contain affiliate links.  Read our full disclosure policy here. Is it best to save your money or to invest it instead? It's possible and also advisable to do both, even if you're on a low income, since you save or invest...

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Limit Work Stress With These 5 Life Hacks

*This guest post is sponsored by CrushEmpire and may contain affiliate links.  Read our full disclosure policy here. Stress is common in today's work environment. There are plenty of tools to help de-stress outside of work, such as meditation, yoga, taking a few days...

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Side Hustle Series No. 3 – Freelance Writing

*This post contains affiliate links. Hi guys!  I'm excited to share my third post in my side hustle series.  I've mentioned before that frugality only goes so far - we can scrimp like crazy and be frugal weirdos, but at a certain point, it's impossible to save more....

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40 Binge-Worthy Shows on Netflix

*This post contains affiliate links. There are plenty of fun, cheap things to do in the winter, but my favorite frugal winter activity is staying in and watching Netflix.  When it's below zero out, it's so nice to curl up under the covers with some hot cocoa and my...

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7 Budget-Friendly Date Night Ideas

*Disclosure: This guest post is sponsored by CreditGuard.  This post may contain affiliate links. Date nights are essential to any healthy relationship, but that doesn’t mean they are healthy for your bank account. Here are a few great ideas for spending quality time...

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Frugal Millennial

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 Loans 64%
  • Husband’s Student Loans 50%
  • Car Loan 27%
  • Emergency Fund 100%

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Checklist – How to Create a Budget

As Dave Ramsey and many other personal finance experts point out, having a budget isn’t about depriving yourself or never having fun....

Ultimate Budget Wedding Guide

The average wedding in the U.S. costs $30,000. Planning a wedding on a budget can be a major headache. Believe it or not, it IS possible to have a fabulous wedding on a tight budget.

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