If you are a regular reader of my blog then you know our financial story. Jacob and I got married in July 2015 and merged our finances. Together we were at a total of $80,000 of student loan debt. Since then, we have been living frugally, working a lot, and putting every extra dime we … More 10 Things Limiting You From Becoming Debt Free
I have many friends who love thrift shopping. It’s almost a game or contest to see what kinds of awesome things they can find at Goodwill. My grandma is one of these people. She’ll go to Goodwill and sift through multiple items to find the perfect deal. She’s come away with almost brand new Coach … More How I Buy New And Still Save
First off, I just have to brag on my husband for a bit. He starts a new job today as a marketing specialist for a new company! Jacob graduated 3 years ago with his bachelor’s degree in marketing and management but has since been working in a different field. He is excited to start a … More How to Budget a Raise
After writing this blog for over a year, many people know about my love for budgeting and personal finance. Even friends of my parents are aware! Most times, we get great positive feedback from family and friends who see how hard Jacob and I are working to achieve financial peace. And from the outside, we … More My Personal Struggle With Contentment
In 2017, many parts of our daily lives are automated. From automatic faucets in public restrooms, to automatic parking assist in fancy cars, we love to have things done for us and not have to spend the time or worry to do these things manually. So if we’re automating most technological parts of our lives, … More Why You Should Automate Your Finances
We have some exciting news to share! Yesterday we paid off another entire loan! In fact it is our 3rd of 4 loans, and the biggest loan we had! It is so encouraging to see another loan crossed off our list as we work at becoming debt free! It definitely isn’t easy, but we are … More We Paid Off Another Loan! What’s Next?
For all you Dave Ramsey die hards out there, you probably won’t like this post… But I felt like I needed to share about where and why I disagree with Dave Ramsey. For those of you who don’t know who Dave Ramsey is, he is a personal finance guru who has written multiple books and … More Where I Disagree With Dave Ramsey