Interview Series

  • OFB Interviews: Megan

    OFB Interviews: $55,000 of Debt Slaying


    Happy Friday! We know it was a short week, but Johnny and I are both exhausted, like falling asleep standing up exhausted. But we’re super excited for the great interview in store for all of you today. There’s not a better way to start your day than with some good ol’…

  • OFB Interviews: Amy

    OFB Interviews: Financial Wins & Weight Loss


    Today’s interview is with Amy, who’s started down the path for big financial and life changes. Her story shows someone with so much resolve and determination to change and meet her goals. We’re inspired by her openness and honesty in sharing her story. So we’ll let Amy take it from…

  • OFB Interviews Andee

    OFB Interviews: Mortgages and Life Surprises


    This installment of our interview series shows the power of setting financial goals… and it’s even filled with a little surprise! So we’re excited to share it today. We’ll let Andee take it from here… Tell us your story. We bought a house in July of 2013. We had been…

  • OFB Interviews Laura and John

    OFB Interviews: Saving for a Snowy Day


    For today’s installment in our interview series, we’d like to introduce you to Laura and John from Rather Square! They’ve got a great story and some awesome tips, so enough from us. Here’s Laura! Tell us your story. My husband (and co-blogger) John and I bought a nearly-100-year-old American Foursquare…

  • OFB Interviews: Kelsey

    OFB Interviews: Budget SOS


    TGIF! We have another installment of our interview series to share today. And this week, we need your help! Our guest, Kelsey Y., is having a budgeting dilemma. We really appreciate her honesty and openness in sharing her situation. We hope we can help her out today! Tell us a…

  • OFB Interviews: Kelli

    OFB Interviews: Budget Takeover


    Happy Friday! We’re excited to share our next installment of our weekly interview series! Our guest is Kelli G., and she’s got a great story, so we’ll let her take it from here. Enjoy! Tell us your story. My husband and I have been married for 3.5 years. We have always…

  • 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.…

  • 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!…

  • OFB Interviews: Courtney

    OFB Interviews: Bankruptcy & Tiny Houses


    We are once again very excited for this next installment in our series of interviews with readers who have a financial story to share. Today we’re talking with Courtney from Dos Pinos. Tell us your story. When I was in college, majoring in performing arts, I got my first credit card……

  • OFB Interviews: Jessica

    OFB Interviews: Budgeting & Jurrasic Park


    We’re super excited to be kicking off this new series of interviews with readers who have a financial story to share. We’re starting off with Jessica M. who has a husband in school, a temporary 60% decrease in household income, and yet feels more financial freedom than ever. She has…