Painkillers vs Vitamins: Your Relationship With Your Money

If you are anything like me, and I know I am, you don’t take vitamins. Don’t get me wrong, you own some. You’ve got some in your house or apartment, in your main toiletries drawer, right next to your toothpaste so that you don’t forget to take one every time you brush – just like […]

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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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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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Baby Steps for Baby Adults

Dave Ramsey is not a household name for no reason. He has helped thousands of people achieve debt-freedom with his hard and fast rules, or “baby steps” as he calls them, for achieving financial peace. While I can’t claim to follow all of his recommendations to a tee, my husband and I are on a […]

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