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Finding Beauty in Ordinary Places: May/June Update

If you’re new here, I post an update every couple of months that details how we’re doing on our debt payoff and other goals. I also include some highlights of the months and what I’ve been reading and watching…because life is about more than just reaching goals. As a...

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Let’s Talk About Privilege

As a personal finance blogger, I’ve thought a lot about the best way to help others improve their finances.  Some bloggers are very non-judgmental and say that everyone has their own unique path. Others feel that people should follow a more rigid set of rules in order...

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Forex Trading for Beginners

*This is a guest post by Julia Smith. The foreign exchange market (also known as Forex) is a global decentralized market for the trading of currencies.  Based on volume of trading, it is by far the largest market in the world. Beginners often ask how to succeed in...

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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 Loans 64%
  • Husband’s Student Loans 50%
  • Car Loan 27%
  • 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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