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Katasha Kay

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Broke Girl Rehab
Debt, Budgeting
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San Diego, California, United States
African American
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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When I started my debt-free journey in August 2013, I had $57,847 of student loans and credit card debt. I wasn’t always serious… The post 4 Things I Learned About Money in 2017 appeared first on Broke Girl Rehab. ...
Posted: Jan 17 2018 @ 5:30 PM
When I first started living on my own in Southern California, I. was. broke. I didn’t have a car, I was skinny because I didn’t have a lot of money for food, and – unlike a lot of my friends – I didn’t have the privilege of just hitting up my parents for cash. They were also broke, so they needed money to survive too. So, to lower my expenses, ...
Posted: Nov 30 2017 @ 9:19 PM
Last week, we discussed five different reasons why people should consider marriage. And, although there are many benefits to getting married, including: More financial stability, Lower cost of living, Faster achievement of financial goals, etc. I definitely don’t want to put out this idea that marriage is a great idea for everyone. In fact, if your marriage does fail, the results can be pretty disastrous! According to economist, Jay Zagorsky, divorcees can ...
Posted: Nov 17 2017 @ 4:03 AM
So, today I wanted to talk to you all about something a little bit different and that is the subject of marriage. Or, specifically five reasons to get married that have absolutely nothing to do with love. Now, just as a quick disclaimer here: I’m definitely not advocating that you shouldn’t love your husband or your wife. It is very important that you love and care for your partner. But, ...
Posted: Nov 09 2017 @ 8:00 PM
I recently got back from FinCon, which is a conference for nerds who like to blog/vlog/podcast/etc. about money. There, I shared my story of how my father’s death inspired me to take responsibility for my life, including my finances. I hope you enjoy it: The post How My Father’s Death Inspired Me to Take Control of My Finances appeared first on Broke Girl Rehab. ...
Posted: Nov 02 2017 @ 11:07 PM
If you’re worried about reaching your money goals or can’t ever seem to stay on top of your budget, I’m going to share with you a very simple trick that will help you achieve your money goals. Are you ready for it' ‘Cause it’s coming! Here it is: My simple trick for achieving your money goal is: To always check-in with your finances. That’s it! If you want to achieve ...
Posted: Oct 27 2017 @ 1:00 AM
One of my biggest struggles in getting out of debt is my horrible habit of overspending. It’s terrible, I hate that I do it, but honestly it’s like binge eating – sometimes I just cannot stop. So, when I heard that my YouTube friends Maria from Modern Budget Curl and Toni from Love Daring Greatly were doing a 30-Day No Spendtember challenge, I wanted in. So, right now I’ll share with ...
Posted: Oct 06 2017 @ 11:25 AM
Hello friends! Today, I’m sharing a few books I’m reading to help me stay motivated with paying off my debt. By the way – because I’m participating in #NoSpendtember – all of these books were received as gifts, purchased previously, or purchased via birthday gift cards (thanks, Mom & Deb!) Book #1: Dear Debt by Melanie Lockert Melanie is actually a well-known blogger in the personal finance community. (Check out ...
Posted: Sep 04 2017 @ 1:50 AM
I’ve had quite a few life changes this year: 2 new jobs, 1 medical emergency, 1 dental emergency, and one engagement💍. And, through it all, my net worth has taken a huge toll. So, when I heard Maria from Modern Budget Curl was embarking on a No Spendtember challenge, I knew I wanted in. What’s No Spendtember' A month-long challenge – during the month of September – where you only ...
Posted: Aug 25 2017 @ 10:24 AM
When I first discovered the world of personal finance, paying off debt was actually fun. I couldn’t wait to get paid and put down three – sometimes four – times the minimum amount of payments. (Take that, you stupid interest!) I felt on top of the world and in control of my destiny. But after five or six months passed, I was over it. I had a new feeling now: ...
Posted: May 06 2017 @ 9:38 PM


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