Justine Nelson
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Justine Nelson

Justine Nelson is the founder of Debt Free Millennials, an online community to help millennials eliminate debt and live a debt free lifestyle. As a freelance writer and YouTuber, Justine enjoys creating upbeat and educational personal finance content. This Midwest millennial paid off $35k in student loan debt and now resides in San Diego with her husband.

Should You Start a 529 Plan?
Justine Nelson

September 1, 2020

Should you start a 529 plan? A 529 plan can help you save for college…

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If You Missed Your Stimulus Check for Dependents, You have Another Chance
Justine Nelson

August 26, 2020

The first round of stimulus checks went out to some without the $500 for their…

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Would a Payroll Tax Cut Help You?
Justine Nelson

August 20, 2020

President Trump issued an executive order to cut payroll taxes for working Americans making less…

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Remote Learning at College: Will Your Student Loans Change?
Justine Nelson

August 12, 2020

Many college campuses are switching to remote learning, which could impact your semester, and your…

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We Weren’t Saving for Retirement Before, Now it’s Even Harder
Justine Nelson

August 3, 2020

Widespread unemployment has led to more hardship as Americans struggle to save for retirement. Here’s…

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If You Have Lost Medical Insurance, You’re Not Alone
Justine Nelson

July 29, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, more than one in seven adults have become uninsured. So if…

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You Built an Emergency Fund During Lockdown. Time to Spend It?
Justine Nelson

July 22, 2020

Many Americans have built up savings during the COVID-19 lockdown. But times are still hard.…

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Talk to a Creditor About Loan Forbearance: A Step by Step Guide
Justine Nelson

July 14, 2020

If you are considering asking your creditor for loan forbearance, here is a step-by-step guide…

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5 Smart Ways to Spend Your 2020 Tax Refund
Justine Nelson

July 6, 2020

There are so many things you can do with a tax refund, but what should…

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What is an Economic Injury Disaster Loan?
Justine Nelson

June 26, 2020

An Economic Injury Disaster loan can be used to meet business obligations during a disaster.…

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