budget, eating healthy, grocery shopping

HOW TO EAT HEALTHY ON A BUDGET

How can I eat healthy on a budget? Grocery shopping on a budget is tricky enough but what about grocery shopping for healthy foods on a tight budget? Is it possible? Will I have to bury myself in hundreds of coupons and get confrontational with my cashier who will inevitably reject my coupons at check out? Since we …

debt repayment, student loans

SHOULD I CHOOSE AN INCOME BASED REPAYMENT PLAN OR PAY OFF MY STUDENT LOANS QUICKLY?

Is income based repayment right for me? Is a standard payment plan right for me? What is my best option for paying off student loan debt? These are some of the questions I was stumped by when we graduated from dental school and law school. Our student loan situation presents some unique challenges. For example, never …

home ownership, rental income property

WHAT IT WAS LIKE BEING ON HOUSE HUNTERS (OUR FAQ)

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be on House Hunters? We are going to be on HGTV’s House Hunters this Monday night February 27th at 7:00 pm. Be sure to check it out! We are having a big watch party so we will keep you up to date live on Instagram, …

Book Recommendations, How to Increase your Income

8 FINANCE BOOKS YOU SHOULD READ

I am currently studying for the Oklahoma Bar. It has a frighteningly low pass rate (around 65%, compared Utah, where I just came from that has in the upper 90%). I have had to study more than is ideal for me (and for our blog for goodness sakes!) And even then, I’m still not sure …

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HOW TO SUCCEED ON A NO SPEND CHALLENGE

As part of our FinFit-30 Challenge, last week we challenged our readers to not spend any money from Monday through Friday (the work week). We called it a “no spend work week.” We participated as well. The results? It really wasn’t that bad! It honestly didn’t require exercising too much restraint, and we saved money …

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How did you get into $600k of student loan debt? Amber had $3500 in student loans from her undergraduate degree, and then tacked on another $45,000 for attending law school. Danny earned his Master’s degree for $60,000 and his dental school degree for close to $400,000. All of that plus interest rates as high as …