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The Roaming Economist
Who am I?
Hi! My name’s Elise, and I’m a young professional with a passion for travel and finance.
My goal is to teach you how to improve your finances so you can create a life you enjoy, filled with travel. Money buys opportunity, and you deserve that.
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- create a guilt-free mindset
- see where your money is going
- build a sustainable, working budget that fits your life
- and so much more!
get to know me!
Hi, I’m Elise,, the Roaming Economist! Four years ago, I completed my professional degree & realized I had no idea how to adult. I’d spent all my time studying to get into professional school & keep my grades up. I hadn’t thought about what would come next. I had massive debt, barely any savings, & no clue where to even begin with money. And to top it off, my desire to travel & get away from it all amped up around the same time.
I wanted to be responsible, but I didn’t want to give up exploring the world. The thought of only two vacations a year until I retire just wasn’t going to cut it for me. By then, I won’t enjoy the same things I want to do now. So I had to get creative…
Things are MUCH different now. I’ve been able to take 21 trips & pay off over 1/3 of my student loan debt over the past four years. I’m saving more, crushing debt, spending intentionally, & traveling often!
After eight years of sacrifice, I finally entered the profession of my dreams. I quickly became disillusioned when I went from working two jobs as a doctor making ends meet to working a 50-hour workweek with little work-life balance.
My challenging 3-year struggle led me to turn to travel and financial education as a means for escape but sparked a love for both that I could not have anticipated.
My & my husband’s collective student debt upon graduation = $204, 760
Since Being Bitten By The Travel Bug After Graduation In May 2016