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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'm known for my two “big” debt payoff stories – the $10,000 I paid off at age 23 while living and working in New York City, and my infamous $8,000 in 90-day challenge. While the first time I paid off all that debt was due to good old fashioned budgeting and “tightening the belt,” the […] The post 9 Pieces of Content that Teach How to Build Multiple Income Streams appeared ...
Posted: Mar 20 2019 @ 9:00 AM
You may think you've got your life and finances under control, but financial stress is sneaky like that. You think it's normal, just a part of “living life,” but it's not. Financial stress is actually a kissing cousin to your garden-variety, run-of-the-mill anxiety.    What is financial stress?   Here is how it manifests in […] The post Financial Stress: What it is, When it Strikes and Strategies to Cope appeared ...
Posted: Mar 17 2019 @ 9:00 AM
Imagery is a very powerful force when it comes to what can motivate and inspire you.  Focusing on how to create a vision board not only channels your inner creativity, but to also helps you envision what you want your future life to be like.    Is it full of love, friends, money, success? The […] The post How To Create A Vision Board – The 5 Step Guide appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 14 2019 @ 9:00 AM
When it comes to spending money on clothes I’m all over the map: a former shopping addict who now favors more thoughtful (read: more expensive) items that will last a lifetime. Since I used to have pretty bad spending habits, but am now earning more I'm always hyper aware of how much I should spend […] The post How Much Should I Spend on Clothes? Am I Spending Too Much? appeared ...
Posted: Mar 11 2019 @ 6:00 AM
This post is in partnership with CreditRepair.com    Sometimes, our egos can keep us from living our best life. For example, I’ve put off joining Weight Watchers (now rebranded as WW) for years because I didn’t want to be thought of (or think of myself) as a person who needed professional help managing my weight. […] The post How do I know if I need professional credit repair help? appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 11 2019 @ 1:00 AM
  Are you anticipating a tax refund this year? Getting your hands on a lump sum from Uncle Sam could be the perfect opportunity to get ahead financially. The average tax refund in 2018 was $2,925. A few thousand dollars (or even just a few hundred dollars) is a nice amount of cash to put […] The post 4 Ways Your Tax Refund Can Help You Meet Financial Goals appeared first ...
Posted: Mar 07 2019 @ 12:26 PM
If you've landed here on this page…I'm willing to bet your spending habits aren't (as Mary Poppins says) ship-shape.  Writing about how to stop spending money (and save it instead) is something I cover often here on the site. For me, I hate telling myself to cut back.   Because suddenly, when I tell myself […] The post How to Stop Spending Money: 61 Things to Do Instead appeared first on ...
Posted: Mar 06 2019 @ 10:00 AM
For someone who resides just four hours away in Atlanta, I don't get to Savannah, Georgia nearly enough as I'd like. It's an amazing place to spend time: whether it's just a few hours on your way to Florida, or for a much longer stay. You can easily fill your time just with shops and […] The post Things to Do In Savannah, Georgia (For a Long Weekend) appeared first on ...
Posted: Mar 05 2019 @ 4:16 PM
  We could all use the extra money, and in the world that we live in, there is an app for everything. After putting together a list of apps that can save money, it felt important to list the apps that can help earn it, too. So, here is a list of the top money […] The post 20 Money Making Apps for Your Side Hustle Arsenal appeared first on Financial ...
Posted: Mar 01 2019 @ 10:00 AM
  Without fail, the minute I mention at a cocktail party or work function that I’m a blogger people ask me how to make money blogging and how I’ve managed to make it work. They lean in, genuinely interested in what I have to say, like there is a secret. Thankfully, I’ve managed to hone […] The post How to Make Money Blogging: Getting Started and How I Scaled to $225k+ ...
Posted: Feb 25 2019 @ 10:00 AM


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