My Dream Life:

Without knowing where you want to go, you will surely get lost along the way, wandering aimlessly. The same can be said about your finances & every other aspect of life. Before you start your conscious journey, Where are you going? Where do you want to end up? What does your dream life look like?Continue reading “My Dream Life:”

April 2021 Financial Update:

Hello & Welcome back to Ease Your Financial Payne! Spring weather is finally here so we’ve spent quite a lot of time outside this month. It feels so amazing to finally get some natural vitamin D again! Some things that happened this month: Brandon (my husband) is now fully vaccinated and so is a lotContinue reading “April 2021 Financial Update:”

March 2021 Financial Update:

Welcome back and Happy Spring! (Hopefully.) Here in Minnesota, you never know when Spring is actually here. The past two Winters, it has been warmer & less snowy than usual, which is concerning, to be honest. Also, last summer was not as humid either, it was very dry, at least where I live. Now thatContinue reading “March 2021 Financial Update:”

January 2021 Financial Update:

Welcome back to Ease Your Financial Payne! The first month of 2021 is over & so much has already happened in the world since the start of the year. This month, we put all of our stimulus money & $100 we got for Christmas towards our car to get a head start on our goalContinue reading “January 2021 Financial Update:”

Two Year Degree, Debt-Free:

How I graduated with an Associate’s Degree Debt-Free. Some quick notes before I start: My parents did not pay for any of my schooling whatsoever. I got 0 scholarships (I tried and applied every semester), I come from a middle-class white family. I was making $11.50-$15.00 an hour at the time of paying for myContinue reading “Two Year Degree, Debt-Free:”