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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How I Paid Less Than $300 For My Wedding Dress And Shoes

How I Paid Less Than $300 For My Wedding Dress And Shoes

Wow, I can’t believe it’s August already! In less than a month, Mr. NavigatingAdulthood and I will hit our one year wedding anniversary. Today, I’m going to share how I paid less than $300 for my wedding dress and shoes. If you missed my previous post on how we saved money on my engagement ring, […]

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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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