This Woman Turned Her Blog from a Debt-Free​ Side Hustle into a Full-Time Travel Lifestyle.

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 debt free side hustle into a full-time income that has allowed her to travel by both land and sea over the last few years.

Financial Infidelity. What is it and How to Save Your Marriage and Money.

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, 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?

Does Minimalism Actually Save You Money?

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.

The Best Debt Payoff Plan for Compulsive Spenders

There are so many debt payoff plans out there it canoe hard to know which one is right for you. As a former compulsive spender, I can tell you, I have got the method that works the absolute best. Not just because it helps you pay off debt but because it helps substitute the desire to make impulse purchases. In this post I’ll dive into the best debt payoff plan for compulsive spenders, why it is so effective and how you can get started right away!