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
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
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
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!
There are times when I think about what people will think once this loan repayment journey is over. The most likely truth is that most of my journey will be forgotten. All of the middle ground where the suffering happened will be overshadowed by the end result. The happy ending will supersede all. As humans, … Continue reading Thoughts on: Mundane Action
Part of mindful living is a constant evaluation of where we are currently. Without the guilt. Without the need to be elsewhere. But with an intention to hone in on the parts that don’t feel aligned. There are sometimes when I think, “No that’s not right. It does not FEEL right. Maybe it’s time for … Continue reading Intentional Living: Half Year Resolutions
They say that you’re as good as the five people you spend the most time with. As cliche as that sounds, I can’t deny it’s power, especially when it comes to frugality. The role that being intentional has on your success of accomplishing whatever it is that moves you is huge. And while I joke … Continue reading Frugal Challenge: Gather Your Tribe
A few months ago, I had a friend and colleague call me and ask me the following question: “What happens to my student loans if I choose to get married?” In the same breath, she went on to explain that she had been delaying her marriage for months because she was fearful of how that … Continue reading Finances: How Marriage Can Affect Student Loan Repayment