Jamie Wiebe

Jamie Wiebe

I'm a freelance writer.

I'm a fast, efficient, and accurate writer with specialities in home decor, technology, mental health, and more. I'm interested in everything and would love to write about it for you.

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The Billfold

Chatting With My Parents About How (And Why) They Paid For My College Education

When I was 18, my parents sent me 600 miles away to Northwestern University for a journalism degree worth nearly $200,000. Minus $50,000 in loans and grants, they paid for the whole thing out-of-pocket. I've never understood why. So I asked them....

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Impulse Purchases and Saving: A Freelancer’s Guide to Budgeting

I learned how to budget in the second grade, and my first budgeting lessons came from my parents and a set of mason jars: 10 percent for savings, 10 percent for God, the rest for fun. Put it in the jar, give it to the church and the rest to...

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Six Lessons I Learned After Becoming a Full-time Freelancer

I've been putting off writing this article. I've been putting off writing anything, really: I quit my salaried job and went full-time freelance with the idea that I'd work a few hourly jobs fact-checking, researching and editing from home, which would clear up time to write....

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Places I’ve Lived: A Shoebox, A Stalker Incident and a Place with a Grill

My first apartment, rented during my junior year of college. Comparing it to a shoebox would be awfully cruel. For the shoebox....

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The Billfold

Impulse Purchases and Saving: A Freelancer’s Guide to Budgeting

Everything About Money You Were Too Polite To Ask...

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How 14 Former and Current Interns Supported Themselves During Their Internships

Former interns reveal how they supported themselves while doing internships....