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Lessons Learned From a Sprained Ankle

Lessons Learned From a Sprained Ankle

I recently sprained my ankle, and the first question everyone asks is: “How did it happen?” I tripped. That’s it. *This post may contain affiliate links and/or sponsored links. I was at the gas station, and when I was walking back to my car, I tripped and my ankle...

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The “Our Next Life” Series

The “Our Next Life” Series

The awesome bloggers over at Our Next Life shared an intriguing post on their blog about what their “next life” will look like after they begin early retirement. They invite other bloggers to continue the series and share their own daydreams of what their “next life”...

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Millennials aren’t entitled. They’re screwed.

Millennials aren’t entitled. They’re screwed.

Millennials have a bad reputation. We’re lazy. We’re spoiled. We’re entitled. We spend more time glued to our smartphones than we do actually working. Technology has destroyed our attention spans, and we bounce from one job to another. We live with our parents...

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Cheap and Easy DIY Halloween Costumes

Cheap and Easy DIY Halloween Costumes

Dressing up for Halloween can be tons of fun, but Halloween costumes for adults often get pricey. Whether you want to save money or you need a last minute costume idea, check out these quick and affordable DIY costume ideas! Cat A cat costume is super easy, cheap,...

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Work With Me

Work With Me

My husband and I are currently working on paying off $117,000 of student loan debt in just three years. I love sharing what I have learned about debt repayment and frugality with others. If you are interested in working together, I offer several options listed...

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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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