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When I started college, I decided to major in psychology because it was the only subject that truly fascinated me. I had originally planned to get a Ph.D. in psychology and become a researcher. I often wondered what would happen if my Ph.D. plans fell through and I...read more
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...read more
Recently while perusing my Facebook newsfeed, I came across a post about how Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen’s company, Dualstar, is being sued by former unpaid interns. Apparently these interns work 55 hour work weeks and often perform menially tasks such as fetching...read more
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...read more
“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.”...read more
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...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 Loans64%
- Husband’s Student Loans50%
- Car Loan100%
- Emergency Fund100%