Yesterday, I made a post on Facebook, encouraging my FB fam and friends to not be discouraged by student loan debt. Over the course of a few weeks, I’ve seen a lot of statuses and comments about repayment;how it’s inescapable and utterly depressing, and it’s true, but it doesn't have to be.
Everyday, it seems like there’s just some sort of bill that needs to be paid:
An electric bill The never ending cell phone bill A Netflix bill. And let’s not talk about the one that sounds like Sally Bae, but is far from a boo….
At times, it may even feel like everything you do is just to get by, or pay a remaining balance, but there’s one bill that should never be late, and should always be paid on time: the bill of “self.”
According to Learnvest.com, about 20% percent of your income should be going into your savings account, per month. While it may look/be difficult for some, here are three ways to help you pay yourself first and reduce your total debt/owing balance, over all:
It ain't tricken if you got it... but what if you don’t?
Thanks to Travelnoire, 2-day Amazon shipping, and pricey music festivals, the temptation to give your budget a big “screw you “ has more than increased. We asked Tremaine Wills, financial coach, and founder of “Mind Over Money LLC ”, how to stay cute and calculated, while investing in yourself and the finer things in life. Check out the list below to see what apps will help you "get it together!"