Your Step by Step Guide to Getting Out of Debt

Your Step by Step Guide to Getting Out of Debt

Don’t let yourself drown in debt! If you owe a lot of money to creditors or the IRS, getting out might seem impossible – but it’s not. If you’re ready to regain your financial freedom, you need a plan for doing it. We’ve compiled a step by step guide for you to follow...
5 Ways to Save Money on Student Loans

5 Ways to Save Money on Student Loans

The average college graduate finishes school with nearly $40,000 in student loan debt.  As tuition rates continue to skyrocket, the student loan crisis will only get worse. If you haven’t started college yet, I highly recommend paying for college without loans.  You...
We paid off the car and two student loans! + other Q1 updates

We paid off the car and two student loans! + other Q1 updates

For those 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.  I will now be sharing these updates...
Why Blogging is the Best Side Hustle

Why Blogging is the Best Side Hustle

My hubby and I are working on paying off $117,000 of student loan debt in just three years (on entry-level salaries).  We can scrimp like crazy, but at a certain point, it’s impossible to save more.  That’s why making more money is an essential part of our “get out of...
How to Prepare For Your First Business Trip

How to Prepare For Your First Business Trip

Maybe you’re a millennial, and you’ve just reached a point in your career where you’re being asked to travel for work. You might also be someone who’s just started a new job, and it’s going to involve a lot of traveling. Regardless of the specifics, when you’re young,...
8 Strategies We’ve Used to Pay off Over $80,000 of Debt

8 Strategies We’ve Used to Pay off Over $80,000 of Debt

After I finished grad school, I found myself underemployed and buried in $75,000 of student loan debt.  I didn’t know what to do. I could barely afford the minimum payments on a 10 year repayment plan, but I couldn’t stand the idea of paying off my loans over 25 years...
10 Trends for Summer Beach Parties

10 Trends for Summer Beach Parties

Bonfires, the smell of the ocean, and the night’s sky: everything we look forward to when hitting up summer beach parties. Whether you’re just visiting the coast or you were born and raised there, you know how much fun a summer beach party can be. Summer is all about...