What do you wish you would’ve known when you were younger? Everyone has something—most people have a whole list. When you’re just starting out, you make decisions based on your limited knowledge of the world and learn from the consequences. But what if you had a little help? That’s where On Your Own comes in.

Tatyana, a frugal dreamerLatest Post: September 30, 2015

10 Minutes With… A Frugal Dreamer

After coming to the U.S. from Russia in 2010, Tatyana Salamatova, 26, decided to stay and is saving up to start her own business.

About Tenderfoots

So, you’re a Tenderfoot.

Tenderfoots are still developing their financial identity and forming their approach to making decisions about their finances. It may be that until now Tenderfoots have not had many opportunities to make their own financial decisions. This can be the case if someone has made those decisions for them or if they have not had their own money up until this point. In order to start setting their own financial course, Tenderfoots will need to gather information about the types of decisions they will be expected to make, the options available in those decisions, and the pros and cons of those options.

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Posted by ejtay Wednesday, September 30 at 11:26 PM

No, I don't feel like we are as prepared as we should be. We have all the proper detectors, fire ext...

RE: Emergency Experiences

Posted by SAM Wednesday, September 30 at 10:47 PM

What kind of unexpected emergencies have you faced and how did you deal with them?