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How to Pay Off Debt Quickly: The $8k in 90 Day Challenge

Update 7/10/2017: Learning how to pay off debt quickly is no easy feat; but it's something everyone wants to learn (as evidenced by how popular this post has been since it originally appeared in April 2015!) For those just…

How to Move to A New City With No Money and No Prospects

Update 7/5/2017:  I have gotten SO many critical comments on this piece since it went live nearly two years ago, so I figured it was time for an update. No, this post isn't for everyone. Yes, I advocate everyone…

5 Challenges for Single Female Homeowners

We’ve come a long way from the golden age of the nuclear family. In fact, studies show that more and more women are delaying marriage, having children, and buying a home. (Millennials as a whole are delaying marriage until…

Top Affiliate Programs for Bloggers Looking to Earn More

Easily the biggest mistake I made when I first started blogging is NOT leveraging affiliates right away. In fact, I waited a full THREE YEARS before I ever did any type of affiliate marketing. From a community/authority building perspective…

Summer Shopping for Clothes on a Budget: Got this bag at T.J.Maxx!

Summer Shopping for Clothes (on a Budget)

This post is brought to you by T.J.Maxx. While this is a sponsored opportunity, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. I’m a contradiction when it comes to clothing and shopping: a self-proclaimed minimalist, but I love…

Here’s How to Buy a Home in Your 20’s Without Going Broke

Update 6/6/2017: Hi, I'm Lauren. I bought a home at age 26, weathered a nasty renovation, and lived to tell the tale (and write the book on millennial homeownership.) Since I get the question a lot, especially since I…

Buying a Home in 2017? Here’s 16 Things to Know

As many of you know, I bought a house in 2013, which at times feels like a lifetime ago. Plus, I did it at age 26, when it felt like NO ONE my age was buying homes. Now that…