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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
My husband and I stick to a super strict budget since we're trying to pay off $117,000 of student loan debt in just three years. The only area where we REALLY have a problem with overspending is groceries. That's why I was excited to learn about the Ibotta app!...read more
Starting a side hustle is something that people are increasingly doing in addition to their day job, and when it goes well it often turns into a full-time job and a successful business. While there are plenty of benefits to branching out and starting a side hustle,...read more
Most of us know better than taking for granted the financially fortunate times of our lives, knowing not to assume that prosperity will last forever. Unless you are the lucky recipient of a trust fund or an A-list Hollywood celebrity, you know your good fortune is...read more
Dreaming about going skiing but not too keen on the prices? Don’t worry; you’re not alone. The fact is that it’s the price of taking a trip to the slopes that stops most people from booking a winter skiing break. After all, skiing is renowned for being a price...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%