A massive part of becoming debt free is controlling your spending habits. It’s easy to say, but incredibly difficult to actually do.
Back when we were in debt, spending money without thought was normal. We bought what we wanted, regardless of whether we could afford it or not. Spending money thoughtlessly was intertwined into our DNA. Continue reading
There’s something incredibly disconcerting about completing a zero-based budget and then sending all of your extra cash towards your debt.
It’s not that repaying debt is uncomfortable. It’s the fact that you’re not saving money anymore. Even though you’re making incredible financial progress, every time you purge your bank account in the name of debt payments…it feels like you jumped out of a plane without a parachute. Continue reading
It’s guest post Friday!! Today, I’m excited to have a post fromMy Best Friend The Money Guy. Dale shares the necessary steps to stop planning and start doing! As someone who suffers from “paralysis by analysis” this post would have been extremely helpful when we first started our debt free journey!
Dale is a California native with a passion to help others conquer the personal finance game and become debt free. Dale is going to detail the steps needed to not only start your debt free journey, but to crush it! Continue reading
It’s almost Valentine’s Day and it’s time to show your loved one that you care. I’m not sure if you know this or not, but the best way to do that is with a delicious cupcake.
If you’re a perfectionist, then you’ll want to make this strawberry filled chocolate cupcake! It’s quite literally the most amazing thing I’ve ever created. I know… it sounds intense, but holy cow… it’s good. Continue reading
If you find yourself deeply in debt, struggling to make payments, or tired of enduring the tedious nature of the debt repayment process, an early 401k withdrawal appears to be an incredibly appealing option.
You may think that dipping into your 401k early is the solution to your problems and you’ll rationalize how this move will fast track your financial success. Continue reading
I’m really excited to have a guest post fromThe Frugal Wallet. I’ve been following their story for sometime and when they reached out to me about a potential guest post, I was beyond excited to learn what happens once you pay off your student loans.
When Mollie and Lejla look in their rear view mirror, they see tremendous debt. $130k of student loans, 5 figure consumer credit debt, and a mortgage that would make some cry. The realization that life was passing them by without spending time doing what they wanted to do, rather than what they NEEDED to do was enough to spark a change. Continue reading
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