Today, I am so excited to be able to share with you one of my favorite debt-free success stories. After receiving her first student loan payment in the mail, Michelle knew she had to get serious about paying off her debt. She knocked out her loans in only 7 months thanks partially to her side hustle: blogging. I was fortunate enough to get to interview Michelle about her debt payoff and the success of her blog, Making Sense of Cents. Keep reading to see how she turned her blog from a
We have all most likely heard of infidelity in a marriage, but what about financial infidelity? This is when one spouse conceals major financial spending and/or debts from their spouse with whom they share finances. In a study done by creditcards.com, they found that nearly 20% of adults in live-in relationships (29 million people) have a secret account that they are keeping from their spouse. Having major financial secrets in a relationship can easily lead to other trust issues and may really cause a marriage to struggle. So what can you do to save your marriage and your finances?
I started this blog I did it in hopes of trying to find a way to share my new minimalist lifestyle. Alongside it, our journey to debt freedom. At the time I didn’t realize these two things actually went hand in hand. For our family minimalism played a huge roll in bettering our finances. Is this the case for everyone? Does minimalism actually save you money? Let’s take a look at what minimalism is, the different types, and whether or not you can actually save money being a minimalist.
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We have all been there, we do our best to start a savings account because we know it’s the right thing to do. But then, money gets tight and we transfer money from our savings to get us through. This process used to be much harder but with all banking being mostly online, it’s getting easier and easier. So what can you do to stop taking money out of savings and start actually…well, saving? I’ve got 9 practical tips to help anyone struggling with saving to get on the right track.