Tag: budget


5 Dumb Things We Did With Our Student Loans All Posts / Saving Money / Student Loan Debt

I have two main goals with this blog.  The first is to inspire those who have student loans or other forms of debt to live below their means so that they can pay off their debt as quickly as possible.

The second goal is to reach those who are currently in college or will be heading to college soon.  Many young people believe that attending college immediately after high school is the only path to success.  If their parents can’t afford to help them pay for college, they often think student loans are their only option.

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5 Ways to Make Money Online in 2017 All Posts / Career / Side Hustles

*This is a guest post by Kim Dawkins.  This post may contain affiliate links.

Today, there are more than enough online materials about making a steady side income from the comfort of your home. However, most of them are sales pitches and designed to convince readers to sign up for some training session, webinar and more.

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Making 2017 Your “Year of Yes” All Posts / Life / More

I recently read Shonda Rhimes’ (the creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal) bestselling book Year of Yes and it was fantastic.  In the book, Shonda describes how saying “yes” changed her life – and how it can change yours too.

Despite being a wealthy, powerful woman, Shonda is an introvert and often said “no” to attending events that made her uncomfortable.  During her “year of yes” she made a vow to start saying “yes” to everything that scares her.

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We Bought a Tiny Car + Other Winter Updates All Posts / Life / More

*Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.  I only promote products that I truly believe in.

Winter has arrived here in Minnesota…I spent 20 minutes digging my car out of the snow this morning and it’s going to be -4 for the high one day next week!  Brrr!  Hopefully most of you readers are enjoying somewhat less chilly weather.  How are you doing on your financial goals so far this season?  Share in the comments!

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27 Things I’m Thankful For All Posts / Life / More

When things are going well, it’s easy to feel gratitude.  But when things are kind of lousy, it’s a lot more difficult to feel thankful.  I’m writing this post not just because of Thanksgiving, but because I need to make more of an effort to be grateful.

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How to Start a Blog in 5 Easy Steps All Posts / Career / Start a Blog

*Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.  I only promote products and services that I truly believe in.

Blogging has changed my life in so many ways.  I’ve made friends that I never would have met if it weren’t for my blog.  I’ve earned extra money that I’ve been able to put toward the debt snowball on my student loans.

I’ve discovered a passion for writing about personal finance.  When I first started blogging, I wasn’t sure if I would enjoy it.  It’s funny because now I can’t imagine my life without blogging.

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