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10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

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...

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Spending and Budgeting On Your Side Hustle

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,...

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Why 2018 is the Right Time to Buy a Second Home

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...

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Skiing on a Budget? It is Possible!

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...

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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 75%
  • Husband’s Student Loans 50%
  • Car Loan 100%
  • 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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