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This summer has been the summer of health scares and unexpected expenses. First, my father-in-law nearly died from a sinus infection that went into his brain (luckily, he pulled through and is doing much better now) and we made an impromptu out-of-state trip to visit...read more
We all live busy, stress-filled lives, and sometimes we’re so busy that we forget to give ourselves a break. Research has shown that vacations can help to reduce stress, stave off burnout, strengthen bonds with loved ones, and promote overall well-being. If you’re...read more
Over the past couple of months, I’ve experienced frequent muscle tension in the back of my neck, shoulders, and upper back. As much as I’d love to get a massage, I just can’t afford it right now. Instead, I’ve tried numerous other (free!) techniques for muscle...read more
If you don’t know who Dave Ramsey is, you might not be familiar with the concept of the “debt snowball.” So, what the heck does that even mean? A “debt snowball” means paying off your smallest debts first, while making the minimum payments on your larger debts. Once...read more
Something exciting recently happened – I shared my journey to debt freedom on The Penny Hoarder (the most popular personal finance website on the internet). Sharing my story on PH was a dream come true, and I couldn’t have been more thrilled that they accepted my...read more
*Disclosure: This guest post is sponsored by CO-OP Financial Services. Just a couple weeks ago marked the first day of summer! In celebration of the new season, maybe it’s time to shed your money mistakes of the past and jump start that financial cleanse that’s been...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 Loans 75%
- Husband’s Student Loans 50%
- Car Loan 100%
- Emergency Fund 100%