Learning How To Survive On A College Budget

College is expensive and everyone knows that. Between paying for tuition, parking, textbooks, extra fees, and everything else, you also have basic living expenses to pay for as well. All of these costs are either brand new or somewhat new to you most likely as well, so you might not even know how to survive […]

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Should I Cash Out My 401k to Pay Off Debt?

Paying off debt may feel like a never-ending process. With so many potential solutions, you may not know where to start. One of your options may be withdrawing money from your retirement fund. This may make you wonder, “should I…

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7 Expenses To Never Put On A Credit Card

Oh, credit cards. You either love them or you hate them. For me, I love them. I love the credit card rewards that come along with responsible credit card usage. However, I know I’m not the norm. I’ve seen the mess that credit cards have brought upon others, so I know that not everyone feels […]

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Pay Off Debt Or Save Money – Is One Better For You?

Should you pay off debt or save money? I wish this was a super easy article where I could just give you a clear answer about whether you should pay off debt or save money, but that’s just not how personal finance works. Every situation is different, and today, I’d like to go over different […]

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How I Repaid $65,000 In Student Loans and Invested at the Same Time

Today, I have a great guest post to share. Here is how this person paid off $65,000 in student loans all while investing at the same time. Student loans… everyone’s got ‘em everyone wants to get rid of them. This is a story of my battle with student loans and how I found success in […]

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How Our Family of 5 Went from House Poor to Debt Free in 3 Years

Hello! Today, I have a great success story that I want to share with you all. Enjoy. I’m Renee, mom to a crazy, beautiful, blended family of 4 kids. As a practicing minimalist and debt-free enthusiast, I’ve dedicated my blog, The Fun Sized Life, to helping others learn to simplify their lives while simultaneously increasing […]

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