Things People Don’t Tell You About Paying Off Debt

I was thinking about my debt-free journey today, and God revealed to me many misconceptions I had about this journey. I thought it would be easy to pay off, that it would take one year to pay off, and that I would be happier or [insert adjective] when I finally got out of debt. And while I’m only a third of the way to financial freedom, I thought I’d share some things people don’t tell you when paying off debt. I hope you enjoy.

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Money Isn’t Everything

Hello everyone! I hope your May is off to a great start. Over the past couple of months, I have really been grinding to pay off this student loan and invest in my future. I’ve been making strides on my payments, but I’ve noticed that I haven’t been living my best life. Let me explain. […]

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Budget With Me

Hey everyone! I know I talk about finances a lot on my blog, so I wanted to show you a video on how I budget each month. The way I budget is slightly different, in a sense, from the way others create a budget. I don’t use an excel spreadsheet, but instead, use pen and […]

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Seven Financial Lessons I Learned in 2018

Hey everyone! Welcome to another year and welcome back to my blog! If you’re new, make sure to look around at my other blog posts. Since many people try to start new habits at the beginning of the year, I wanted to share some financial lessons I learned last year. I hope that you can […]

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Growth: My Word for 2019

Hey everyone! It’s that time again, the time to choose your word for the new year. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, let me explain. Ever since I’ve been going to my current church, our pastor has continued to encourage us to think of a word/phrase for the upcoming year. The thought […]

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November Recap and December Goals

Hey everyone! One thing that I’ll try to do moving forward, is to write a post that summarized everything I talked about that month. It will help me remember certain experiences I had that month, as well as bring my new followers up to speed. And speaking of followers, I want to thank everyone for […]

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I Moved Back…

Hey everyone! Being an adult is hard. I know I’ve mentioned on here how we cannot go through life alone; and it’s true. If you ever drive through New Jersey, you will find out that you’ll need an attendant to pump your gas. At work and at school, you’ll need others to explain complex matters […]

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It’s August, How Intentional Have I Been?

Hey everyone! I’ve been meaning to write this post for a couple of months now, hoping for improvement before I expose my progress to the world. Overall, I don’t think I’ve been as intentional with my goals as I wanted to be. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, read my New Year’s resolution […]

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Dinner in Under 15 Minutes

Hey everyone! Typically, Sundays are my designated day to prepare my lunches and dinners for the upcoming week. Unfortunately, I was out of town all weekend and did not get a chance to do any meal prepping. I had planned on making a vegetarian Tikki masala dish for dinner tonight, but I didn’t have all […]

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Beyond Surviving: How I’m Trying to Save Money

Happy Saturday everyone! Last month I wrote about a huge milestone I made in my life…living on my own for one year (check it out here). And while I am truly grateful to have survived on my own (well not entirely on my own), I want to do more than survive. So now I am […]

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