Mr. and Mrs. FI

Mr. and Mrs. FI

We’re Mr. and Mrs. FI (short for Financial Independence) a couple who calls Big Sky Country home. We’ve set out on a path towards financial independence, or as its better known, early retirement. We both love to travel, but when our roots are firmly planted at home, we enjoy hanging out with our dog Russell, going for...

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Kate

Kate Dore

Kate Dore is a blogger, freelance writer, and social media consultant hustling toward financial freedom. She took control of her money to change careers from concert promoter to digital marketer and online entrepreneur. She’s currently pursuing a certificate in Financial Planning from Boston University. And she’s passionate about promoting financial...

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Lindsay

Lindsay VanSomeren

I’ve always been a scientist at heart and I love the outdoors, which is why I have two degrees in wildlife biology and conservation. After graduating, though, I couldn’t find a good job and my finances started tanking. I began listening to personal finance podcasts for 8 hours each day...

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AmberandDanny

Amber and Danny Masters

Amber and Danny are a young dentist and an attorney (and a baby) with the debt to prove it! Together they have accrued more than $550,000 (you read that right) in student loans. They are currently blogging about their journey of digging themselves out of debt to keep themselves accountable and to...

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Jason Butler

Jason Butler

Jason Butler is a freelance writer and blogger at The Butler Journal. He is based out of Atlanta, Georgia. He is currently in the process of paying off $72,000 worth of loans and credit card debt.

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Kayla Sloan

Kayla Sloan

Kayla is a mid-20s single girl living in the Midwest, USA. She is focused on paying off her consumer and student loans, while simplifying her life and closet. You can join her on her journey at Shoeaholicnomore.

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Jen

Jen Hayes

Jen Hayes is a frugal lifestyle blogger and freelance writer.  Jen is passionate about helping millennials to lead healthier lives – financially, physically, and mentally.  She writes about her journey toward shedding 50 pounds and $117,000 of student loan debt on her blog Frugal Millennial.

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Mortimer

Mortimer

Mortimer is a recent law school graduate who is sharing his story about crushing almost $250,000 of (mostly student loan) debt in just five years, working toward financial independence, and finding happiness. His blog contains debt freedom and true wage calculators to help you on your own path to debt...

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Bola Onada Sokunbi

Bola Onada Sokunbi

Bola Onada Sokunbi is a Certified Financial Education Instructor, money coach, all round finance junkie and the founder of CleverGirlFinance.com, a financial empowerment platform to help women take charge of their finances and lay a solid financial foundation for their future.

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Alaya

Alaya

Alaya is a personal financial coach and the blogger behind Hope+Cents. She is on a mission to provide help and hope to others so they can take control of their finances.

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Elizabeth Stapleton

Elizabeth Stapleton

Liz is a freelance writer, specializing in personal finance, DIY, and legal issues. She shares her own journey to debt freedom and helps graduates dealing with above average student loan debt on her site, Friday Night Shenanigans  She currently resides in NC after calling Massachusetts home for nearly a decade.

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Sarah Li Cain

Sarah Li Cain

Sarah Li Cain is a finance and education writer who believes that having a better relationship with money should be everyone’s priority. She blogs over at High Fiving Dollars where she shares positive money mindsets and how to achieve wealth in every sense of the word. Oh yeah, her son...

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Melanie Lockert

Melanie Lockert

Melanie Lockert is a personal finance writer, event planner and founder of the award-winning blog, Dear Debt . She paid off a total of $81,000 in student loans. As a creative professional, Melanie runs on coffee, wine, music and a good standing desk dance party. Read more about Melanie on...

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Alexander Campos

Alexander Campos lives in Orlando, Florida. He is a full-time student at Valencia College majoring in Computer Science. Some of his interests include traveling, photography, and networking. His role on the team is to setup events, take pictures, and coordinate.

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Ralph Bijasa

Ralph Bijasa

Ralph lives in San Jose, California. He graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Mission College Santa Clara in May 2016. His interests include traveling, hiking, wine tasting, road trips, and listening to podcasts (personal finance).

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Heather Shue

Heather Shue

Heather is a personal finance blogger who strives to find the balance between planning for the future and enjoying the present. She shares her personal finance journey on Simply Save and also writes about saving money, simplifying life, minimalism, and living with intention.

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NICHOLAS VAIL

Nicholas Vail

Nick is a Co-Founder and independent financial advisor with Integrity Wealth Advisors. He’s passionate about building lasting relationships through a unique financial planning experience.  He specializes in working with university faculty and staff.  He has an advanced designation from the College of Financial Planning (CRPC®: Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor).  He serves...

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Latoya Scott

Layota Scott

Latoya is a writer for hire who loves talking about budgets and money.  Her mission includes paying off $79,000 in student loans and aspiring other millennials to hustle their way towards financial freedom.  She’s a full-time, work-at-home mama who shares her journey over at Life and A Budget.

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Brian Brandow

Brian Brandow is the founder of Debt Discipline.com which he started as a way to hold himself and family accountable as they climbed there way out of $109,000 worth of debt. Now debt free his goal is to help others, by spreading the financial literacy word through speaking and building financial...

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Kalie Brooks

Kalie Brooks

Kalie Brooks is the author of the personal finance blog Pretend to Be Poor. She writes about the adventure, humor, and generosity that can result from financial flexibility. When she isn’t blogging, she’s raising two kids, volunteering with her church, or dancing.

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