Why do you do what you do? Why did you go to college? Why did you choose the career you’re in? Why did you marry your spouse? When making big decisions in life, you hopefully had your reasoning behind it. Your financial plan is another big decision that should have a purpose and reasoning. Why … More Know Your Why
I am definitely a saver. Always have been. Even since I was a little kid and put all my birthday and Christmas money into my piggy bank. I am wired to save (honestly, it’s in my family’s blood). 99% of the time, I’m thankful that I’m a saver and don’t regret saving. But there is … More The One Thing I Regret NOT Spending On
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
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?
In my last post, I shared about all we accomplished in 2016 and talked about how we paid off $30,000 in loans this calendar year (A 2016 Look Back | The Budgeting Wife)! This has been such an awesome celebration for us and I’m glad we got to share this with you guys! I know … More How a Millennial Couple Paid Off $30,000 of Student Loan Debt in 2016
In the blink of an eye, it feels like 2016 has come and gone. Looking back at this year, you probably made some financial strides and maybe also had some financial set backs. It happens to us all, and with my goal to be transparent with this blog, I wanted to share our 2016 year with … More A 2016 Look Back | The Budgeting Wife
From a millennial to a millennial, here are 10 things you should do with your finances in your 20s! 1. Obtain A Frugal Mindset Do you ever find it fascinating that famous people making millions a year end up going bankrupt? Sure, they make a lot! But they also spend a WHOLE LOT! Learning to … More 10 Smart Money Choices To Make In Your 20s