My Musings on Minimalism

I have recently become interested (okay, more like obsessed) with the idea of “minimalism.” I stumbled across the documentary Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things on Netflix, and to say that my interest was piqued is a bit of an understatement. In digging into the concept a little deeper, I’ve discovered a whole movement […]

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Take Back Your Freedom By Giving

The Big T-O… Nope, this has nothing to do with sports; apologies. This is about Tithes and Offerings in your budget. WAIT! Before you click the back button to keep mindlessly scrolling for easier to consume information, hear me out. Tithes and Offerings, if you don’t find yourself basing life on a Hebraic text, can […]

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Pick Your “Thing”

Everyone has their “thing.” That thing that they just love, that they’d never let go, that they’d give up everything else for…for some, it’s a hobby like snowboarding or hunting. For others, it’s starting and growing a large family. For others, it’s real estate or entertainment or food. For us, it’s travel. We love to […]

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Budget For Some Unbudgeted Spending

Does the idea of a budget make your cringe? Are you wondering what in the world you are even doing on this site because it is all about saving and being savvy with your money? You’ve come to the right post! Hi, my name is Lance and I’m a recovering (typical) millennial male spender. I […]

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How I Paid Off My Student Loans Before My 25th Birthday

As a millennial, I fell into that period of time where it was expected that if you had any intentions of being at all successful in life, you must go to college. And lucky for me, my parents are not college grads nor had they saved any money for my college expenses. Society (and my […]

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Defining “Necessity”

Let’s just take a moment here to define “necessity.” There are a lot of things that people spend money on that are far from necessary, and it might hurt a little to accept the fact that your hair highlights or seeing that new flick in the theater are, indeed, luxuries! If you are trying to […]

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Budgeting = freedom: How to create the perfect budget

Creating and living on a strict budget has been one of the most freeing things I’ve done in my life. I know that sounds a little counterintuitive – tracking every penny and limiting expenditures may seem like cruel and unusual punishment to many of you. But being able to accurately plan ahead financially has allowed […]

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Down and Dirty About Debt

Here’s the thing about all debt other than a mortgage: our society leads us to believe that it is necessary and normal. That is simply untrue. It is possible to live debt-free, and it is as wonderful as it sounds. Being debt-free opens up endless possibilities for financial potential and growth. And let me reiterate […]

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