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Anna Newell Jones

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And Then We Saved
Minimalism, Spending Fast, Spending Diet
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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Ahhhh WHOOOA! This is some EXCITING news!!! You are gonna want to hear this! Raise your hand if you could use an extra money each month. Who couldn’t, amiright?! When I was making 33k as a clerk for the state and was desperate to get out from under my oppressive debt. I KNEW I had to do something to increase... The post How to Find the Perfect Side Gig appeared ...
Posted: Sep 11 2018 @ 3:00 PM
    Earlier this month, I got to do a Skype interview with the producers of The List TV.  We talked about three ways to save money and pay off debt.  Of course, one way is by doing a Spending Fast.  Another thing we talked about is how important it is to have a support system while on your debt... The post My Interview on The List TV appeared first ...
Posted: Feb 20 2018 @ 2:20 PM
Today, February 12th I’ll be on The List TV show! Be sure to check it out! You can find out when it will air for you by going to thelisttv.com Thanks for your continued support and for sharing in the excitement with me! xo Anna The post The List TV! appeared first on And Then We Saved. ...
Posted: Feb 12 2018 @ 4:25 PM
  I am working with Marcus by Goldman Sachs® to help spread the word about Marcus loans. Most of you know my story… at the tail-end of 2009, I was suffocating from the weight of my debt. My debt weighed SO heavily on me that I really saw no way out. I envisioned myself as an old lady, brittle, wrinkled, and grey still struggling to... The post A Smart Way to Help You Get Out ...
Posted: Jan 26 2018 @ 2:00 PM
The other week, a film crew from Good Morning America came to my home to interview me for a segment on their show. I talked all about my book and the Spending Fast.  I also talked about our amazing Spending Faster community. It’s all been pretty exciting!  And it was so wild to see how they edited everything together! Did... The post Good Morning America! appeared first on And Then ...
Posted: Jan 23 2018 @ 8:46 PM
I’ve been thinking about what I’m going to say for a while. How to start. If I should or shouldn’t do it… but I know, it’s time. This blog has been such a HUGE part of my life for so long. I started it with a crap ton of debt and a sliver of hope that life could be different. Since... The post And Then I Trusted My Gut (Even More)… ...
Posted: Oct 19 2017 @ 7:00 PM
Hi, I’m Jess from Perth, Western Australia.  I had one big goal to complete this year as I was turning 30, and that was to become debt-free. In my 20s, I made stupid financial decisions that put me $27,000+ in debt. Last year, after finally having only $5,000 to go until my loan was paid off, I decided I would take steps to finally... The post Spending Fast Story: Small Steps to Becoming Debt ...
Posted: Sep 19 2017 @ 5:00 PM
“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” -Henry David Thoreau Your perception is everything. Maybe you, like me, don’t live in the nicest house in the nicest neighborhood. But when I look at my home, I see all the hard work that I’ve put into it. All the literal blood, sweat and tears. I see... The post It’s What You See appeared first on And ...
Posted: Sep 17 2017 @ 5:00 PM
The first month of my Spending Fast involved a few unexpected spending speed bumps. The second month of my Spending Fast involves going on vacation. You can see the trend that is evolving here…  The first three weeks of July, I was at home in the UK wrapping up the UK school year, which ends later than it does in the US. It involved working long... The post Mandi’s Spending Fast Update: Traveling Back Home appeared ...
Posted: Sep 12 2017 @ 8:14 PM
“Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.” -Dale Turner Don’t be ashamed of your mistakes. Wear them as a badge of honor. Be up front about them. It’s empowering to admit your mistakes. You’re growing and learning. It’s not shameful to... The post Best Lessons appeared first on And Then We ...
Posted: Sep 10 2017 @ 5:00 PM


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