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Mr. Jamie Griffin

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Name:
Mr. Jamie Griffin
Category:
Debt
Tags:
Debt Free, budgeting, family finances
Start Year:
2017

Blogger Bio

Location:
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
Age:
20s
Race:
White
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
Profession:
Teacher
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Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I would earn a little money with no extra cost to you. The opinions expressed are my own. Read my disclaimer to learn more. I can’t believe how expensive youth sports are! My kid isn’t even born yet, but the idea of him/her playing sports, especially hockey here in Minnesota, is already stressing me out, haha! Maybe you can relate to that, or maybe ...
Posted: Dec 10 2017 @ 11:46 PM
How often do you use your credit card' We hardly use ours at all. In fact, we love to use cash. It helps us avoid the potential never ending spiral of credit card debt. But all that is about to change. Our next big adventure is into the world of credit card rewards. There’s a big wide world out there and we want to reap ALL the benefits! I first ...
Posted: Dec 03 2017 @ 11:56 PM
How would you like to save an extra $250-500 this holiday season' When I think of the holidays, I typically picture spending money, not saving it. The truth is, the holidays are expensive! Some expenses are totally worth it and add a ton of value to your holiday season. Other expenses though…can add more stress and drain your budget quickly and unnecessarily. Ever stop to think which expenses you can cut ...
Posted: Nov 26 2017 @ 10:28 PM
Are you prepared for a financial emergency' It’s not a matter of if you’ll experience a financial emergency, but when. They happen all the time and range from a few hundred dollars to a few thousand. So that brings us to the next question. How much money do have saved up for emergencies' In January, 2017, Bankrate reported that 57% of Americans don’t have enough cash to cover an unexpected ...
Posted: Nov 19 2017 @ 10:52 PM
Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. Compensation was provided by CollegeBacker. The opinions expressed are my own.  Do you know how much college costs' The quick answer, a lot. The long answer is, it’s complicated. It depends on the answers to so many questions. Is your child planning on going to a private or public college' Will he/she be going to an instate or out of state University' Does your ...
Posted: Nov 13 2017 @ 11:14 PM
Can you guess the two biggest pain points in just about every relationship? Most couples biggest pain points are money and sex. Since this is a personal finance blog, you probably want to hear about money. 😉 Think about your relationship. If you’re single, think back to a past relationship. What do you and your partner argue about the most? Where does money rank on that list? I’m willing to ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 12:48 AM
I first started this site to share our debt free story and help families get out of debt. I’ve shared bits and pieces of our debt free story, but never the full sha-bang. Well here it is. On May 27, 2017 my wife and I became debt free, paying off $73,000 of student loans in just under four years. In this post, I want to show you exactly how we ...
Posted: Oct 30 2017 @ 12:55 AM
A couple weeks ago our oven started on fire. Before you freak out, it isn’t as dramatic as it might sound. I was cooking pizza with friends and the heating element in our electric oven shorted out and sprouted a small flame a few inches high. In slight panic, I yelled to my friends and was frantically going through the options in my head. Thankfully my friend suggested cutting the ...
Posted: Oct 23 2017 @ 12:51 AM
Start Saving Money Now! The holidays can become a really expensive stressful time if we let them. I believe a good game plan to save money is a huge factor to minimize the stress. Then once you save the money, sticking to the budget is a whole new challenge. Before the holidays hit, let’s navigate the ins and outs of saving money, sticking to the budget, dealing with family, and ...
Posted: Oct 16 2017 @ 7:28 AM
The title says it all, We’re having a Baby!!!! I can’t even describe how excited I am to be a Dad. My wife and I get giddy just thinking about being parents, and learning about all the amazing ways our tiny baby is growing. In case you’re wondering, at 19 weeks, the baby is the size of a tomato and weighs half a pound! For the most part, we don’t ...
Posted: Oct 09 2017 @ 12:51 AM

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