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 …

debt, finances, 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 …

student loans

HOW TO COPE WITH STUDENT LOAN DEBT STRESS

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 at night, usually around 2:00 or 3:00 am. I guess that is technically the morning. I toss and I turn and then I …

dental student, law school, medical student, 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 …

finances, side hustle

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 …