Feature: Discussing Hyperdebt with ChooseFI

Today, my interview with Brad and Jonathan from Choose FI was released. In it, we discuss the topic of hyperdebt among recent grads. The podcast can be found at their website, so please have a listen! If you enjoyed the content, here are other related topics that you may also find useful! My Financial Story: … Continue reading Feature: Discussing Hyperdebt with ChooseFI

10 Steps to Financial Success for New Grads

This post is sponsored by SoFi. SoFI recently created a Work Dashboard that you can use to keep track of your goals. This includes a Student Loan Debt Navigator. And if you decide to pay off loans aggressively, SoFI can also refinance your loans (here’s my affiliate link). Please see Step 5 before doing so. … Continue reading 10 Steps to Financial Success for New Grads

Finance: The Second Year of Paying Down $550,000 in Student Loans, An Update

I can’t believe how fast time flies! The second year of paying down my student debt has passed, and I didn’t even notice. After the first year, I posted an update that outlined a review of our journey. It seemed to help some, so I decided to do the same for the second year. This … Continue reading Finance: The Second Year of Paying Down $550,000 in Student Loans, An Update

Personal Finance First Step: Mastering the Budget

If you are embarking on a personal finance journey, then let’s get you started on the right footing. Step one begins with mastering a budget. Some may scoff at me and say that I know nothing about becoming rich and getting to financial freedom. They laugh and say that I must not realize that reaching … Continue reading Personal Finance First Step: Mastering the Budget

How Switching Your Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Can Save You Thousands of Dollars!

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure to learn more. How would you like to save thousands of dollars a year, simply by switching the loan forgiveness program you are on? We know we did! A recent conversation with Travis Hornsby of Student Loan Planner informed us that we could speed up our loan … Continue reading How Switching Your Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Can Save You Thousands of Dollars!

How We Made Our Home Cash Flow Positive

Most of the time, I feel that the advice I write in this space comes in the telling of my personal story. I could have titled this article, “What You Need to Have a Cash Positive Home”, but decided to take a more narrative approach, since what worked for me may not work for others. … Continue reading How We Made Our Home Cash Flow Positive

How to Travel the World For FREE

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure to learn more.  I am all about optimizing life through “life hacks”, and one of my favorite ways to do that is by traveling the world for free by travel hacking. When Mike and I first got married, our financial planner asked us to prioritize our goals … Continue reading How to Travel the World For FREE

Finance: The Third Year of Paying Down $575,000 in Student Loans, An Update

Every May, I post an update on how we are doing with our path to financial independence, which largely depends on our student loan repayment plan. If you haven’t already heard the story,  I graduated at the age of 26 years old (turned 27 a few weeks after graduation) with more than half a million … Continue reading Finance: The Third Year of Paying Down $575,000 in Student Loans, An Update