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Lauren Bowling

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Financial Best Life
General Finance
Debt, Millennial, Real Estate
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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SINK (Single Income, No Kids)
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  I quit my job (again). There, I said it. My last day at my old full-time job was the Friday before the super bowl. I've kept things (mostly) quiet because I wasn’t quite sure what my next move was. And because I made a big deal out of quitting entrepreneurship two years ago and […] The post What I want people to know about my career as a creative professional ...
Posted: Jun 20 2019 @ 1:00 AM
Personally, sometimes I feel like the “National (X) Day” stuff is getting out of hand. But then I found out National Freelancer's Day is June 20th and I thought, “Finally! A holiday I can get behind.” One of the biggest issues for freelancers everywhere is getting paid on time (or, you know, at all…) I […] The post 3 Crazy Things I’ve Done When Trying to Get Clients to Pay Me ...
Posted: Jun 17 2019 @ 12:01 PM
Are you thinking about refinancing your mortgage but don’t know where to start? Are you a little iffy because you're wondering how does refinancing a mortgage work?  Maybe you’re just overwhelmed with information, or you feel like you’re missing out because it seems like everyone is refinancing their mortgages this year. With a ton of […] The post How Does Refinancing a Mortgage Work? Well, Here’s What You Need to Know ...
Posted: Jun 13 2019 @ 9:00 AM
I just made $111 dollars for 3 hours of work. I was fed a sandwich, a cookie, and even given coffee to perk me up. What was I doing? I was participating in a mock jury. I can’t tell you what we talked about, but what I can say is that it was engaging, stimulating, […] The post The Guide to Finding Legit Side Jobs on Craigslist appeared first on Financial ...
Posted: Jun 12 2019 @ 1:58 AM
For most people saving money may seem like a low priority. Our brains are usually too tuned in to the instant gratification of spending, (uhm…me. This is me. I have this problem and it’s a lifelong struggle) but a big way to maintain financial security while battling the urge to spend is having a rainy […] The post What is a rainy day fund? Do I really need one? appeared first ...
Posted: Jun 10 2019 @ 5:49 PM
So you’re ready to tackle debt and get the payments out from your budget, but you're not sure of the best way to do it. How can you know what option will be best for the kind of debt you're facing? This post will tackle the difference between a debt consolidation loan and debt management company […] The post What is a Debt Consolidation Loan + How Can I Use it To ...
Posted: Jun 04 2019 @ 1:00 AM
With so many apps available for a wide range of talents and customer demands, I’ve put together this list of the 13 top gig economy jobs: some I've used, and others have been well reviewed by reputable web outlets as some of the better jobs that could potentially earn FBL readers fast income. Maybe you’re paying […] The post Top Paying Gig Economy Jobs: 13 Options for $1000+ Each Month appeared first ...
Posted: Jun 03 2019 @ 9:00 AM
So, you’re thinking about buying a car. Maybe it’s time to replace the vehicle you have or maybe you’re looking to buy your first car. Whatever your reason, it’s a big purchase and so you'll need to find ways to save up for it and learn how to save for a car  You might even […] The post How to Save Money for a Car without Going Broke appeared first on ...
Posted: Jun 02 2019 @ 9:00 AM
  I've been tempted to try living a car-free lifestyle since I recorded an #awkwardmoneychat episode about it wayyyy back in 2014. (It's no longer on Youtube and instead lives in my secret vault.) Honestly, it never seemed doable in a “car city” like Atlanta, but be careful what you put out into the universe. […] The post I saved $4700 by learning how to get around without a car for ...
Posted: May 28 2019 @ 1:00 AM
When getting started with creating a budget, the type of budget you should use will depend on your personality. But what if you are just getting started? Looking toward what astrology can tell us about our money habits may be just the key. (I'm also a huge astrology nerd, so this article was very, very […] The post How to Budget Money According to Your Astrological Sign appeared first on Financial ...
Posted: May 20 2019 @ 9:00 AM


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