Category: Debt Payoff

We Need to Stop Normalizing Big Debt Payoff

We Need to Stop Normalizing Big Debt Payoff

I’m sure you’ve seen the clickbait headlines – paying off hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt in a ridiculously short time. Heck that’s me too: How I Paid Off $112,000 in Debt in 18 Months. My story is very boring. I didn’t win the...

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The Easy Money Tip That Saves Thousands

During this time of uncertainty, everyone is looking for ways to save money. Even small amounts can add up to an emergency fund or just that added bit of security we need to get us through. Here’s an easy money tip that has saved me...

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Treat Yo’Self: How to Splurge Without Guilt

Treat My’Self I once dated a guy who only ate food that was “healthy.” This was disappointing for me because my favorite food is fried chicken. 3-piece Popeye’s with 2 sides and a biscuit – yum! I love desserts. I love ramen. I love food!...

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Are You a Money Asshole or a Money Victim?

There is an ever present debate on whether people can lift themselves up by their bootstraps or if many can’t get ahead because they lack privilege. Or as I may colorfully put it – the fight between money assholes and money victims. But how do...

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How to Navigate an Emergency without an Emergency Fund

It’s not helpful to scold anyone for not saving for the present moment. And it’s a lot of people. 50% of Americans don’t have the emergency savings to live through the Covid-19 pandemic. Maybe you’ve just started your job or just started to get your...

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How to Spend Money

When people talk about personal finance, they usually want to know how to save money. It’s a little odd that people would be more interested in saving money, i.e. how NOT to use money, then how to use it. Money is a tool. It’s more...