The Savvy Dollar Blog

Demystifying personal finance to help millennials build financial confidence to achieve financial independence.


The Financial Planning Process: What You Need To Know

If you’re anything like me, you probably have big dreams for your life. You can clearly visualize...


Why You Should Pay Yourself First

If you have been around the personal finance realm for some time, you might have heard the phrase...


Why Is Budgeting Important?

I'm going to take a leap of faith here and guess that you've heard of budgeting.

But unlike what...


The 7 Stages Of Financial Freedom

When I first heard of financial freedom, I quickly pictured a beach, cocktail in hand.

Don't even...


Emergency Funds: What You Need to Know

Personal finance experts disagree on a lot of things, but having a fully-funded emergency fund is...


What Is Zero-Based Budgeting?

So, you want to make the most of every dollar of your hard-earned money? 

The zero-based budget...