Month: October 2016

Holidays

Cheap and Easy Last Minute Halloween Costumes

We love Halloween, and we love dressing up, but for some reason, we do not plan well for this holiday. It ALWAYS sneaks up on us, and we always need a last minute costume idea. Seeing as how we have a goal of paying off $600,000 of debt, we obviously don’t have a ton of …

student loans

OUR STUDENT LOAN DEBT STORY

When we started dating in 2007, we were both exactly $0 in debt. Over the last decade, that beautiful $0 ballooned into a colossal $600,000. The question that we get asked all too often– how did this happen? How we ended up with $600,000 in debt After getting married, we graduated with our bachelor’s degrees in …

frugal living, grocery shopping, increase income

HOW TO EARN MONEY SHOPPING

  We use all kinds of apps and reward programs to earn a little extra cash (or gift cards). If you are not using programs like this, you are missing out on the EASIEST way to score some extra savings. Here is a roundup of some of our favorite ways we save money: We like …

student loans

HOW TO COPE WITH STUDENT LOAN DEBT STRESS

Life has shown us that we need some serious coping mechanisms for dealing with the stress that comes from having student loan debt. Our student loan debt is literally keeping me up at night.  Ever since Danny graduated, we have been feeling the crippling weight of our student loans. I feel the greatest effects late …

dental school, law school, student loans

WHAT YOU SHOULD UNDERSTAND ABOUT STUDENT LOANS

  Thirteen years ago, times were much more simple. Donald Trump had just landed his first reality tv gig with The Apprentice (his second being his presidential campaign, ’cause did you see the most recent Presidential debate?) America was still united in the aftermath of 9/11. I had just started the eleventh grade. I lived with …

increase income

HOW TO START A BLOG IN 5 EASY STEPS

HOW TO CREATE A SELF HOSTED WORDPRESS SITE IN MINUTES You’ve got a big brain chock-full of ideas, practically bursting at the seems, but the thought of actually running a blog is a little intimidating. We felt the same way less than a year ago, before we started RED TWO GREEN. If you are looking for …