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Practical Stocking Stuffer Ideas

Practical Stocking Stuffer Ideas

I love giving gifts and finding the “perfect” gift for someone. As a frugal person, I like to get the most bang for my buck. I don’t like to buy someone a gift that they won’t like or won’t use. Many stocking stuffers are totally impractical – no one really needs a...

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60 Clutter-Free Holiday Gifts for Minimalists

60 Clutter-Free Holiday Gifts for Minimalists

One of the things I love about the holiday season is giving gifts. I enjoy choosing a gift for someone and finding something that they will love. As a frugal person, I feel it’s important not to waste my money – and I don’t want to blow money on something the gift...

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The Appeal of Minimalism

The Appeal of Minimalism

I have a "cluttered" fridge that is completely covered with photos and calendars. I collect household items with penguins on them. I will gladly accept your free t-shirt. ...And I’m a minimalist. Believe it or not, these statements are not contradictory. I know...

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30 Days of Gratitude

30 Days of Gratitude

Thanksgiving is coming up, and that always gets me thinking about what I’m grateful for. Of course, we should show gratitude all year long, but it’s easy to start taking certain things for granted. One thing I like to do is keep a gratitude journal – every day, I...

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Jen

Jen

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.

Goals

  • My Student Loans64%
  • Husband’s Student Loans50%
  • Car Loan100%
  • Emergency Fund100%

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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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