Monthly Archives

June 2015

  • OFB Interviews: Michaela

    OFB Interviews: Hyper-Slaying the Debt Monster


    We’re at it again… another weekly installment of OFB Interviews! We really enjoyed today’s interview, and we think you will, too! Our special guest today is Michaela! And we’ll let her take it from here… Tell us your story. I grew up as one of eight siblings (yes, really!) in Southeastern Michigan.…

  • VISA Prepaid Clear with Kaiku

    Going Plastic with the Envelope System Budget


    This is a sponsored post written by us on behalf of the Visa Clear Prepaid program and the Kaiku® Visa® Prepaid Card. All opinions came straight from our own noggins, not a robot’s. Our very first month of budgeting, we drove to the nearest Staples and bought a ton of plain…

  • Life Without a Budget

    Life Without a Budget


    As soon as you start a budget, everything changes. And many of those changes feel uncomfortable. It can feel stifling — tracking every expense and having spending rules you have to follow. Sound fun yet? I’ll answer for you — nope. So why do people willingly sign up for this crap?…

  • OFB Interviews: Andrea

    OFB Interviews: Breaking the Budget Code


    We’re excited to share another weekly installment of OFB Interviews! We hope you’ve been enjoying these as much as we have. It’s been awesome hearing other perspectives, struggles, successes and voices that are less weird and more eloquent than our own. And today is no different with our special guest, Andrea!…