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Update on Summer Bucket List

Update on Summer Bucket List

Earlier this summer, I posted a bucket list on this blog - a list of things I'd like to accomplish by the end of summer. It went pretty well... I accomplished many (but not all) of the items on my list. Did you finish everything on your summer bucket list? Why or...

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How to Eat Healthy (On a Budget) While Traveling

How to Eat Healthy (On a Budget) While Traveling

I recently went on a (frugal) road trip with friends and had a blast. It had been seven years since my last road trip with friends, so I was really excited for this one. As a frugal person who is trying to pay off over $100,000 of student loan debt in three years, I...

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Who is More Entitled: Baby Boomers or Millennials?

Who is More Entitled: Baby Boomers or Millennials?

“When are you getting married?” “When you are going to buy a house?” “When are you going to have kids?” If you’re a millennial, you probably hear these questions from older relatives all the time. You probably get uncomfortable, smile awkwardly, and say “we’ll see.”...

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Tips and Tricks for Dealing with Anxiety

Tips and Tricks for Dealing with Anxiety

Anxiety now surpasses depression as the number one mental health disorder affecting college students. The reasons for this are varied and complex. However, I would bet that massive student loan debt plays a significant role. I have always been a Type A person who...

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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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