How To Travel On A Budget //

How To Travel On A Budget //

The hardest thing we have had to give up while tackling our debt has been traveling. We used to go on long, elaborate (and expensive) trips before realizing....shizzzz, we REALLY should be wiser about this. However, there are times when you HAVE to travel or times when you need to get away for a bit. While you're on your way to debt freedom, you really should't be going on elaborate, expensive trips so here's what we do to cut back on expenses while traveling.. 

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13 TOTALLY FREE Things to Do in Chicago //

13 TOTALLY FREE Things to Do in Chicago //

We just got home from a five day trip to Chicago. It was our first time ever visiting and we immediately fell in love. Having control of your money means having a budget and having a budget sometimes means saying no to spending money. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun! We found the BEST free things to do in Chicago...and a few of them may surprise you! 

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My Planner + Budget Organization // FREE Printables

My Planner + Budget Organization // FREE Printables

Yesterday, I put on my Instagram Stories some sheets I was using to organize my budget for August and people messaged me asking about the planner I was using. There's a lot of information here, so I figured I'd put it in a blog post and also make the sheets I use editable and printable so you can use them to get in charge of your finances, too! 

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Baby Step #1 // FPU Update

Baby Step #1 // FPU Update

Hello, there! Life has been busy lately- filled with work, appointments and classes. Specifically, we're taking Financial Peace University, a financial class that my church is hosting. We've heard AMAZING things about the class from family members, friends and strangers about how Dave Ramsey is helping so many people transform their spending. Today, I wanted to share my thoughts so far and our progress made. 

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