debt repayment, student loans

HOW I PAID OFF MY STUDENT LOANS IN 18 MONTHS

Here, I have outlined exactly how I paid off my student loans in 18 months. I had more than $48,000 of student loan debt that I once thought would drown me forever– I still can’t believe it! I’m here to share the things I did that made it all possible– and surprise! I did it …

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FREE THINGS TO DO WITH A TODDLER

There is no shortage of free things to do with a toddler. That has been a pleasant surprise to me, since I have had some time off the past few weeks and have gotten to spend a lot of time at home with my favorite toddler. Spring weather however, can certainly be unpredictable, cleaving occasionally onto …

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 …

budget, frugal living

HOW TO SUCCEED ON A NO SPEND CHALLENGE

Have you heard of a “no spend challenge”? Basically, how you do a no spend challenge is… you don’t spend any money! haha. Super complicated! 😉 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 …