Anna is a photographer who racked up substantial debt from credit cards and loans from family. In 2009, she began her Spending Fast® and Spending Diet plan, and managed to pay off almost $24,000 in debt in 15 months. She started the blog And Then We Saved to share her strategies with others. She has been quoted in publications including Self, US News and the Chicago Tribune, and has appeared on CNN Money and HLN Network. She lives in Denver with her husband Aaron.