How I Paid Off $25,000 Of Debt In 15 months [And How You Can Too]

Today, we have a guest post from Jacob @ Dollar Diligence! He shares his journey to financial freedom, one step at a time. If you want to pay off your debt extremely quickly, I can tell you that it is not easy, but it can be done. Debt is a hard word to swallow because […]

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Budgeting Advice Every Millennial Needs To Hear

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One of my favorite parts about blogging is getting to interact with really smart people. I’ve learned so much [more] about personal finance and budgeting during my 4 months of blogging. My recent post about adulting advice that bloggers wished they had received in their twenties was so well-received that I thought it would be […]

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Save Or Splurge: 5 Everyday Items That Are Worth The Extra Money

Everyday Items That Are Worth The Extra Money

One of the reasons why I started this blog is so people could hopefully learn from my [many] mistakes. Today, we’re going to talk about everyday items that are worth the extra money. We all know that I’m a huge advocate for saving, and I’ve shared money saving tips with you before. However, I have […]

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How We Maintain A $280 Monthly Grocery Budget For 2 People In Boston

Food is one of the biggest expenses for most people. Today, I'm sharing how we maintain a $280 monthly grocery budget for 2 people in one of the most expensive cities in America. 

One of the biggest expenses for most people is food. It’s admittedly too easy to spend a ton of money on food because you literally eat the evidence. We’ve all been there- there seems to never be anything “good to eat” at home and then at the end of the month, you look at your […]

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5 Reasons Why Some Millennials Can’t Save Money

Why Some Millennials Can't Save Money-Navigating Adulthood

This is a “sister post” to a post written by the lovely The Frugal Gene. Check out Lily’s post here.  Why Some Millennials Can’t Save Money? I’m a huge advocate for budgeting and I think everyone should try to save for retirement as soon as they start their first job out of college. This is […]

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How We Saved Over $2,000 On My Engagement Ring

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I know a recent blog post was also wedding/marriage related, but I promise that this blog isn’t going to turn into a wedding blog. I know that engagement rings are a VERY touchy subject, so I just want to throw out a disclaimer that this post is not to brag about my engagement ring or to […]

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3 Easy Money Saving Tips- How We Save Almost $400 Every Month

3 Money Saving Tips- Ways we save almost $400 each month-Navigating Adulthood

In a previous post, I talked about the importance of a savings account and how a savings account really came in handy when I landed in the ER a few days before my wedding with a kidney infection. This is a nice introduction for today’s topic: easy money saving tips. I am sharing 3 small things that Mr. […]

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Why You Should Live Below Your Means And Not Just Within Your Means

The Difference Between Living Below Your Means vs Living Within Your Means Living Within Your Means Most people seem to offer the advice, “Live within your means” which means your expenses should be less than what you make. For example, if you make $1,000 a month and your monthly expenses are $980 a month, then […]

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