This article may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. Before finding the financial independence community, my husband and I were not being savvy with our money. In fact, we were being downright irresponsible. When we met, neither one of us had a crushing debt load, but we have both been there [...]
This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure for more info. We’re almost there, guys! 2018 is knocking down the door just waiting for us to embrace it. And that’s exactly what we plan to do. But we’re not going to embrace it by buying ourselves a new car or unnecessary STUFF. No, [...]
This article may contain affiliate links. It doesn’t matter if you graduated college 10 years ago or 10 days ago, student loan debt can be suffocating. So, why am I talking to you about suffocating student loan debt? Because if you’re one of the many people who suffer from this affliction, I’m here to tell [...]
As you all know, I rarely accept guest posts here on Mad Money Monster, but I made an exception. I was approached by The Penny Hoarder to write a contribution piece for their website all about saving for your future over saving for your kids’ future. Since I’m quite passionate about that topic, I was [...]
We’ve all heard the financial gurus out there telling us we need 3 – 6 months worth of expenses, 8 months worth of expenses, and even up to 2 full years worth of expenses sitting in a safe, accessible account in the event of an emergency. I’d like to dissect this advice a bit and [...]
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I was at a loss for words when it came time to write this post. With all the hustle and bustle of the season, I felt like my topic ideas were falling flat. And then, it happened. Visions of a wonderfully, awesome idea started dancing in my head! And, I knew just what to do! [...]