Initially, there was a lot that I wanted to share, but mentally I just can’t. Between the devastating hurricanes, having to explain to people why we kneel, and the latest shootings in Las Vegas, where I was just this past Monday and Tuesday, I am simply unable to can. So this debt payoff report will be short and abbreviated so that I can get back to focusing on my self-care. A lot has changed for us since the last Debt Payoff Report. Marcus and I are both adjusting to this new life where I’m spending a majority of my time…

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As you probably know per my previous post, I started a brand new job this month which I’m very excited. Since I’m no longer working in the lab my usual attire of Levi’s Jeans, Madewell T-shirts, and a pair of cute closed toes shoes just wasn’t going to cut it anymore. You also may recall that I live by a capsule wardrobe, where everything basically works with everything fits into my day to day life that focused around just wanting to be comfortable. Capsules wardrobes are great, especially if you find that you spend a lot of money on clothes year round.…

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Is it just me or did Mother Nature turn the heat off as soon as September rolled around? It’s September 2nd, and I’m curled up on my couch with thick fuzzy socks on, wrapped up in a big blanket, and wondering if I should’ve consumed some sort of Pumpkin Spice flavored beverage by now. The irony of the whole thing is that this massive shift in weather seems like it’s also signaling the significant change that is about to take place in the Wright household. August was a great month. I celebrated a Birthday, Broke on Purpose was featured in Glamour…

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Owning a designer handbag or a large TV won’t make you poor. You also shouldn’t believe the classiest statement that the difference between a rich person and a poor person is the number of books they have in their home. Seriously?  Ever heard of a Library where the books are free and returnable? This type of thinking is toxic, and it alienates and discourages people who are sincerely interested in learning how to change their financial outlook. Guess what! It’s possible to live your life and meet your financial goals. Let’s Discuss. “Poor” isn’t a word I typically like to…

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I told my employer to take back my paycheck.  Yes, you read that correctly. I told my employer to take back the money that I’d been paid. If you like the Facebook page, then you heard me tell this story on my Facebook Live broadcast. If you didn’t get a chance to watch it here’s what you missed. You see, two years ago I would have never been able to utter those words from my mouth, and I want to share with you four important lessons that can be learned from this particular situation. First, let me start off by giving…

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