I’ve reached the point in my debt repayment journey where I’ve vehemently sworn off paying interest to borrow money for anything, ever. Unfortunately, my boyfriend and I slightly disagree on this topic, and, if we are ever to buy a house together, there might have to be some compromising on my part in the form... Read More
It’s SO difficult to stay positive when you’ve got so much student loan debt hanging over your head. For me, there are times where it’s almost unbearable and I find myself regretting college and feeling naïve for deciding to go to an out of state school. Even though there are times where I feel mentally... Read More
There’s a slogan from the Great Depression that I’ve heard a lot lately – “Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without.” During the Great Depression, most people did not have much money at all. They had to be very creative in how they used what they did have, and they... Read More
This weekend I will complete my second marathon. As you can imagine I am a little nervous as it has been two years since I successfully crossed the finish line at the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC. While thinking about my upcoming race, I realized that student loan repayment can seem a lot... Read More
Recently my car bit the dust. After two weeks of putting too much money into repairs that had zero impact, I finally came to the decision to say goodbye to my car for good. But what to do with it? That was the big question.
After a few weeks of thinking it over and discussing it... Read More