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 …

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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 …

frugal living, Holidays

CHEAP OR FREE THINGS I CAN GIVE THIS CHRISTMAS

This year, I was having a hard time getting into the Christmas spirit. Maybe its because we didn’t spend money on a Christmas tree. Maybe its because we are keeping presents to a minimum around here. Maybe its because I’ve been distracted with studying for the bar. Who knows. So, I decided to take matters …

debt, finances, Fitness

30 DAY FITNESS AND FINANCE CHALLENGE

Hey Red-two-greeners! January to me usually means two things– food hangover and financial hangover. All of the gifting and treat eating and workout missing and holiday shopping seems to catch up with me around then. So, at the beginning of next year, we will be hosting a fitness and finances challenge. As we have become …

frugal living, Holidays

GET PAID FOR CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

Hooray its Cyberweek! There are so many good deals going on it is hard to know where to start. This year, we have limited our Christmas budget to $100 for the three of us. In other words, $33.33 person. $33 sure doesn’t go far these days so one thing we have been doing throughout the …