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Jen Z

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The Wise Squirrel
General Finance
saving, budgeting, financial independence, earn more, save more, frugality
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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There are plenty of ways to have fun while still managing to save money. But then again, there are also a lot of things you can do if you want to spend money – go to the movies, go out to eat or drink, go to a concert, or find an event around town. We oftenContinue reading Fun Things To Do – For Free! ...
Posted: Nov 06 2017 @ 7:20 PM
“Compound interest is the 8th wonder of the world. He who understands it earns it – he who doesn’t pays it.” – Albert Einstein What is Compound Interest' It’s a term that a lot of people use, but not everyone understands. Compound interest is great if you are saving money, but it’s bad if you’reContinue reading Compound Interest – Make It Work For You! ...
Posted: Oct 30 2017 @ 6:14 PM
As we head into the last quarter of the year, it’s time to start reviewing our finances to understand where we are, what we’ve accomplished the year, and what still needs to be done. I’m an organized person, and I love lists, so the best way to go through everything is to use a helpfulContinue reading Year End Financial Checklist ...
Posted: Oct 23 2017 @ 6:13 PM
When I hear people comment that they would ‘love to eat healthier, but it’s too expensive’, I often roll my eyes and shake my head. I guess that may be true if you choose to do your “healthy” shopping at places like Whole Foods, but you can find healthy foods at any grocery store. TheContinue reading Spend Less, Eat Healthy – How to Eat Healthy and Stick to Your Budget ...
Posted: Oct 16 2017 @ 6:43 PM
There are a lot of different things that you can do to improve your productivity. In order for new habits to work for you, you need to find ones that work for you so you can ensure that you consistently apply them in your life. Here are the 10 best productivity habits I have beenContinue reading Best Productivity Habits ...
Posted: Oct 09 2017 @ 6:42 PM
Generally, I like to think of myself as a pretty average female to the outside person who sees me. I prefer to blend in with the crowd, rather than stand out. I consider myself an introvert; I enjoy spending time alone, I have few close friends, and I allow my true inner self to showContinue reading The Early Retirement Path – Fit In or Be Different' ...
Posted: Oct 02 2017 @ 6:12 PM
If you take a look at the people that have been successful in life, most of their success comes from developing good habits that helped them achieve success in goals they set for themselves. It is often those habits, as well as intrinsic motivation and determination, that helps the most driven individuals succeed. As IContinue reading Top 10 Habits for Success ...
Posted: Sep 25 2017 @ 6:19 PM
It’s inevitable that you will retire one day. Whether you retire early or wait until your ‘golden years’ to retire, we all need to develop a plan to secure our own comfortable retirement. I’ve seen a lot of stories recently that most people are not prepared for their future. They spend beyond their means, takeContinue reading Planning For Your Financial Future – Road to Retirement! ...
Posted: Sep 18 2017 @ 6:56 PM
There are so many personal finance books out there today that it’s often hard to pick one to read that will apply to your own situation. I’m a big reader, but when it comes to non-fiction, it can be difficult to find a book that I will read (or listen to) all the way through.Continue reading My Favorite Personal Finance Books ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 6:44 PM
Cook at home to save money! We’ve all heard the savers out there constantly promote cooking at home to save money, and I admit I’m one of the. According to the latest polls and statistics, the majority of people eat out at least once a week. A crockpot is an easy, cost effective way ofContinue reading Save Money With a Crockpot ...
Posted: Sep 04 2017 @ 7:07 PM


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