Author Archives: Ben Blanchard

Budgeting Is Dead

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it at least twelve hundred times: In order to master your finances you must have a budget. What is a budget, anyway? In the traditional sense, it is an amount you set as … Continue reading

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How To Save Money

Here are three widespread savings myths that are derailing your goals and how to stop them. Saving money is already hard enough. The threat of misinformation just makes it harder. I want to reveal three surprisingly popular myths that keep … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Beat Financial Stress

Do you want to get more done at work or at home? Want to get ahead and make more money? Find ways to get rid of financial stress! Read more to find out how!

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How to Be Wealthy

What is wealth, anyway, and how do we get it? When is someone actually considered wealthy? The word “wealth” often conjures images of celebrities, CEOs, nice cars, and luxury items (caviar!). The common conception is that once you have a … Continue reading

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Live Large, Save Big – Sushi at Home

Sushi. Just saying it feels expensive. A night out at the local sushi joint with the pals can easily rack you up a $60+ bill. Ouch. Can a similar meal be had for less? Absolutely! Read on to find out … Continue reading

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Dealing With Detractors

There are plenty of people who will try to dissuade you from seeking financial security through debt freedom. These people might say things like: Debt is just a way of life Debt is a tool that will let you get … Continue reading

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Pay Off Student Loans 3x Faster With One Simple Trick

Are you a student in Oregon with student loans and a part-time job? You could pay off your loans three times faster than your peers by doing just one thing. Let me fill you in on this little secret.

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Know Your Student Loan Options – Don’t Pay For Free Information

Debt Freeks is excited to share this important information: the US Department of education declared January 5th a day of action for people to learn about their student loan options. Unfortunately, there is a lot of misinformation floating around about … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Stick to a New-Year’s Resolution

Do you have a resolution you want to stick to this year? Maybe you have a fitness goal, a relationship goal, or some professional progress you want to make. Perhaps you want to finally get rid of those stubborn student … Continue reading

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How To Win As A Student

You may have heard that student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt in the United States and totals over one trillion dollars nation wide. That’s a big number. Read on to find out how you can avoid becoming a … Continue reading

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