Debt Free Tips

5 Ways You Know You Should Cut Up Your Credit Cards by InspiredBudget.com

5 Ways You Know You Need To Cut Up Your Credit Card

I’ll be the first to admit that I have a credit card. Truth be told, I am not 100% against them. When my husband and I first started getting our finances in order, we had a credit card strictly for emergencies. We rarely used it and when we did, we’d pay it off right away. […] Read more…

How To Grow A Family And Still Become Debt Free by InspiredBudget.com

How To Grow A Family And Still Become Debt Free

I’d like to tell you that I’ve always been good at dealing with finances. I’d like to tell you that I always made great choices when it came to money. But, I made a promise to myself to not lie to you. So instead, I’m going to tell you the truth. I used to be […] Read more…

How to deal with unexpected expenses by InspiredBudget.com

How To Deal With Unexpected Expenses

Over my 31 years of life, I have had a lot of unexpected expenses.  Bills that somehow find their way to my mailbox, a surprise surgery here or there, and cars that just quit working.  But the most unique unexpected expense we have had to date is when our beloved dog, Joey, had to have […] Read more…

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How To Beat The Student Loan Game

I’ll never forget the first time I had to pay on my student loans.  They had come out of deferment a quick 6 months after I graduated from college.  When I was sent my first loan statement, I was extremely overwhelmed and quickly realized that I was underpaid!  All those years of borrowing thousands and […] Read more…

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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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