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Welcome to the Net Worth It Podcast, where you receive faith based mentorship to help you create a financial legacy and boldly build income streams. Each week you will hear from one of the God Squad who will help you level up and know what is your next step.

Dec 11, 2019

HEY MILLENNIAL WITH THE HUGE STUDENT DEBT!!!!

This episode is for you.  Don’t be like your friends and upgrade your whole life as soon as you get a grown up paycheck.  Take the advice from today’s guest who is your peer and has paid off her school debt, bought a house, buys cars with cash and is ready to start saving for her young children’s private school.

Melanie De Jong is a CPA and personal finance blogger at liverichlyspendsimply.com. Her and her husband paid off $20k of student loan debt in 1 year while living on one income (and poor newlyweds).  She shares frugal living tips, budgeting expertise, and advice for paying off debt and becoming financially free! 

In this episode you will learn:

  • How Melanie felt going back to work after having a baby
  • Melanie’s journey to becoming a CPA 6 months after graduating college (hello successful woman!)
  • The money myths people are falling for
  • Two pieces of advice for millennials that most are not doing financially
  • How to budget (like ACTUALLY how to do it)
  • Three simple things you can do right now to plan for retirement without hiring a financial advisor.

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