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13 Tips for Saving Aggressively

Missed the first few posts of my guide to saving money? Read about passive saving and tracking your expenses first. If you want to save a lot in a relatively short amount of time, then you have to get serious and completely change the…

January 25, 2016
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Prepare to Save Big by Tracking Your Money

I wish I could tell you that saving big money is easy, but there is no magic trick. Now that we’ve explored the beginner step of passive saving, it’s time to get real. This post will cover a crucial step that is not sexy. If you…

January 10, 2016
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Build A Nest Egg with Passive Saving

I previously shared that I have saved over $20,000 in two years. I won’t pretend like it didn’t take a lot of work, but when I started I found a way to save without even thinking about it. I call this method “passive saving,” and…

January 10, 2016
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I Saved Over $20,000 and You Can Too

I’m shocked at how many people don’t have a savings program. But a couple of years ago, I was one of them. In 2014, I decided that it was time to stop living paycheck to paycheck. As someone in her late twenties, I had…

January 10, 2016
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How I Got a Free Flight to Bangkok

I previously wrote about how to establish credit. Becoming financially responsible gave me confidence and pride, because I had improved my credit score on my own. My first credit card was definitely nothing to write home about, but it served its purpose. After six…

December 31, 2015
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Credit Card 101: A Guide for the Uninitiated

Disclaimer: I am not a finance expert. I’m just sharing what worked for me, so take it with a grain of salt and be responsible for your own financial decisions. I was always credit card averse. Having seen people I care about go down…

December 31, 2015