Category: 1. Budget

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Money Fights: The 3 Mistakes Couples Make When Talking about Debt

 Money Fights: The 3 Mistakes Couples Make When Talking about Debt The other day a simple conversation with my husband took a turn for the worst. I was just having one of those days where I was frustrated that our debt was preventing us from achieving our dreams and goals. See, I want a house. […]

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How Much do Student Loans Actually Cost?

How Much do Student Loans Actually Cost? How Student Loan Interest Motivated us to Pay off $33,000 in 12 months! I spent several years as a teacher and one thing I learned is that knowledge truly is power. The number one reason my husband and I were able to pay off $30,000 in one year […]

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10 Lies you are Believing about Financial Aid, FAFSA, & Student Loans

 10 Lies you are Believing about Financial Aid, FAFSA, & Student Loans Let me start with a confession: I have seen the ugly side of the enrollment process. As an enrollment counselor, I have been right in the middle of it. I have seen ignorant college students waste thousands of dollars because they bought into […]

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How to Create a Budget that Actually Sticks – The 3 Steps you are Missing

How to Create a Budget that Actually Sticks – the 3 Steps you are Missing   Confession – I like bringing up the word budget and watching people squirm. The eyes immediately divert from your gaze and almost always a sarcastic comment is released. Why is it considered normal for millenials to be terrible with […]

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