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My name is Gina Young and I’m the creator of Money Savvy Living. It is my intention to provide ideas that will enable you to save money and live the good life on a budget. You can check out more of my writings on more


Clever Ways To Use Your Tax Refund To Improve Your Credit Score
Here are some clever ways to use your tax refund to improve your credit score.
5 Smart Things To Do With Your Tax Refund This Year
It’s that time of year again—tax time. So what is the best use the money that you get back?
How To Get Your Credit Score Above 800 And Keep It There
With so many aspects of your life dependent upon a good credit score, it is important to learn how to get your credit score above 800 and keep it there.
How To Break The Debt Cycle And Get Out Of Debt For Good
You worked hard to pay down your debt. You did everything right to stick to a budget and tackle your bills. Now that you are debt-free, you don’t want to slip back into old habits and wrack up the debt again.
When Is The Best Time Of Year To Buy A New Car?
Fall is a great time of year to go new car shopping and the time of year that you are most likely to get a good deal. Here's why along with more great tips for buying a new vehicle...
How Your Credit Score Can Affect Your Travel This Fall
There is a lull in travel this time of year, and that lull means lower prices. But before you pack your bags, you may want to consider some of the other factors, such as your credit score, that can affect your travel this fall.


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Latest Posts
5 Ways To Simplify Christmas And Focus On What Matters
This year, make the holidays less hectic with these 5 ways to simplify Christmas and focus on what matters.
12 Budget Friendly Staycation Ideas
These staycation ideas will help you feel like you are still getting away from the everyday grind—even though you aren’t traveling that far!

Work Experience

September 2015 - Present (7 years 6 months)
Rodan + Fields
November 2015 - Present (7 years 4 months)
Finance Writer
September 2014 - Present (8 years 6 months)
Money Savvy Living
January 2013 - Present (10 years 2 months)


Indiana Wesleyan University
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
2003 / 2005
Business Administration and Management, General
Ashland University
1995 / 1999
Accounting and Finance