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‘Tis The Season: November/December Update

For all of you who are new here, I post an update every couple of months that shows how we’re doing on our debt snowball and other goals.  Doing this helps to keep us accountable and to keep track of the progress we're making. *This post contains affiliate links. Read...

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7 Ways to Save on Wedding Food and Alcohol

The average wedding in the U.S. costs $30,000.  Two of the most expensive aspects of a typical wedding are the food and alcohol.  When I was planning my wedding, I was stunned to see how many venues charged $8,000+ for the food alone. If your total budget is $12,000...

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Why More Millennials Are Jumping into Car Leasing

If you live in a big city, it’s evident that you need a set of wheels to get to wherever you want to go. However, you might be shocked when you learn that the average price of a car in the country amounts to more than $30,000. That’s why it’s not surprising to find...

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Romantic Proposal Ideas for Those on a Budget

If you are on a tight budget, proposing may be daunting. After all, a lot is made of the money spent when it comes to engagement rings and proposal ideas. However, you will find that the money side of things really doesn’t matter. You have probably just built it up in...

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Frugal Millennial


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  • 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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