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...
Can Simple Living be Taken Too Far?

Can Simple Living be Taken Too Far?

I recently read an article called The Problem With Simple Living on one of my favorite blogs.  At first, I disagreed with the article and felt a little defensive.  (“Minimalism is awesome!  It’s not a problem!”).  But the more I thought about it, the more I realized...
7 Ways to Make Money Blogging

7 Ways to Make Money Blogging

People often ask me how it’s possible to make money blogging and sometimes they seem a bit skeptical.  Before I started blogging a couple years ago, I had no idea that it was possible to earn an income from blogging. Many personal finance bloggers post their income...
Online Study: Pros and Cons

Online Study: Pros and Cons

Thanks to the wonders of modern technology, more and more people are making the decision to study online. While attending class without ever leaving the comfort of your own home may seem like a very appealing choice to you, it is worth weighing up all the pros and...
5 Things All New Investors Need

5 Things All New Investors Need

If you’re thinking about getting started as an investor, there are some things you will need if you want to make a success of it. There are many pitfalls and problems you’ll probably run into if you’re a first-time investor, but you’ll be better positioned to deal...
‘Tis The Season: November/December Update

‘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...
7 Ways to Save on Wedding Food and Alcohol

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...
Why More Millennials Are Jumping into Car Leasing

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...