Tawnya Redding

Tawnya is an elementary special education teacher by day and co-blogger at Money Saved is Money Earned by night. She holds an Honors BS in Psychology from Oregon State University and an MS in Special Education from Portland State University. She has had a pretty successful writing career, first as a writing tutor at the Oregon State University Writing Center, and in recent years, as a freelance writer. Tawnya and co-blogger Sebastian have a wealth of knowledge and information about personal finance, retirement, student loans, credit cards, and many other financial topics. They teach people how to save money, make money, and understand money.

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What Does it Mean to be Independently Wealthy? + 10 Tips to Get There

Most people wish they had more money. Whether it is to pursue their passions, travel more, quit their stressful job, or because you need money now, dreams of wealth permeate the minds of many. But what if I told you that the wealth you’re dreaming of wasn’t as far away as you imagine? That you …

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9 Top Financial Self-Care Tips for 2021

What do you imagine when you hear the term “self-care”? Typically, people associate self-care with practices such as getting a massage, spending time in meditation, taking a bubble bath, or doing something else that you enjoy. While these certainly help decompress, it’s important to consider the bigger picture when finding ways to exercise self-care. Namely, …

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What is Interest? Your Ultimate Guide to Understanding Interest

What is interest? Everyone above the age of 10 has heard of interest, but most of us do not take enough interest in interest despite the huge way this simple concept affects our everyday lives. Anyone who has opened a credit card, taken out a loan, or opened a checking/savings account has been impacted by …

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