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Hey BMO Harris Commercial: Stop Teaching Kids Instant Money


November 11, 2015 by Michelle

BMO Harris commercial

Dear BMO Harris, When I first saw your new commercial featuring an adorable little girl speaking to her phone, I …
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The Distance We’ll Go to Get Debt Free: 1,049.6 Miles


November 5, 2015 by Michelle

moving to get out of debt

Today is kind of a big day at FNP. My husband and I have a big announcement. Scroll down if …
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Feeling the Debt Crush


October 29, 2015 by Michelle

debt crush

Do you know that feeling — the feeling of helplessness in which you know there is a solution out there …
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Nothing You Do is Original: Get Used to It


October 22, 2015 by Michelle


As a music teacher, I had a professor tell me that nothing anyone did was unique or new. Everything was …
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How Waking Up an Hour Earlier Grew My Wealth


October 5, 2015 by Michelle


I’ve always thought of myself as a morning person, someone who got up with the sun and started the day …
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My Cotton Anniversary Gift


September 29, 2015 by Michelle

cotton anniversary gift

Two years ago yesterday, I woke up at 6 AM. My head was racing, my heart was full. I had …
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Why Financial Education is Important for Millennials


September 26, 2015 by Michelle

financial education

Another question on Centsai I found particularly interesting to me was: Why is financial education important for millennials? First, in …
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What Happens to My Parent’s Debts?


September 25, 2015 by Michelle

what happens to my parent's debt

Over on Centsai, a question from a teen reader got my attention: If my parents die in debt, do I …
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Choosing Family Over Business


September 16, 2015 by Michelle

choosing family over business

I remember standing at my street corner, hailing a taxi. My suitcase felt like it weighed a million pounds, and …
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What a Stolen Bike Taught Me About Money


September 14, 2015 by Michelle

stolen bike about money

Two weeks ago, it was my stolen credit card. I’m still waiting on Dish Network and my credit card to …
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Hey-o! I’m Michelle. FitNPoor was started when my husband lost his job and we were forced to make big changes with our lifestyle. Now he's employed and I'm working my dream job as a writer and small business owner. This is my journey of knowing nothing to learning everything possible. I'm getting us on the right track to financial freedom by slimming down our debt and working out our assets.

Emergency Savings Goal

Where We're At
3,200/8,000 dollars

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