debt

How We Paid Off $111,000 Of Debt

When my husband and I first met, becoming debt free was not one of our priorities.  In fact, it wasn’t even on our radar!  However, after getting pregnant pretty soon after we got married, we faced our financial truth and total up our debt.  Honestly, we were both completely shocked to realize that we had […] Read more…

Real Reasons To Pause Your Debt Snowball (And Reasons You Shouldn’t)

If I’ve learned anything in adulthood, it’s that life won’t go as planned.  And for a type A control freak like myself, that can be devastating news.  Things will go wrong and sometimes you just have to pause your debt snowball and take care of life.   To pause your debt snowball, you will continue making minimum […] Read more…

How To Make Big Purchases Without Going Into Debt

Sometimes life throws you a curveball and you need to make a big purchase.  Your washing machine stops working or your car needs to be repaired.  This is when people usually pull out their credit card and wince while it’s swiped.  We have been trained to think that we don’t have another choice.  People believe […] Read more…

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10 Thoughts I Had While Paying Off Debt

As our family spent what felt like forever to pay off debt, different thoughts ran through my mind.  There were seasons when I felt like I could conquer the world (and conquer my debt right alongside it).  But if I’m going to be completely honest, there were times (weeks, months even) that I wanted to […] Read more…

FREE Debt Thermometer Printable – Motivation To Becoming Debt Free!

To get your debt free thermometer, sign up for my FREE 6 Day Budgeting Basics Email Course! If you want to succeed financially in life, then I highly recommend you finally pay off that annoying student loan or car payment.  Besides, how are you supposed to be financially independent when you owe someone money?   […] Read more…

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