There is a lot of advice out there to tell you what you "should" do with your money, but we're going to show you what you "shouldn't" do with you money. Especially when you're just starting out in the workforce and you're in your 20s. This is a time you need to be focusing on finding a career, finding a place to live, and many other aspects which revolve around good money management. Your 20s will be your first full decade away from home. That … [Read more...] about 5 Money Mistakes You Should Not Make in Your 20s
Articles to show you how to fight debt and pay off your debt quickly
Are you tired of being in debt?
Yeah, I was too. After being in over $75,000 of debt, I decided to make a change in my life. It took me four years, but after kicking that debt to the curb, I was free to try new things.
Since paying down our debt, we have traveled to other countries, saved over $180,000, and have enjoyed living life without the weight of debt over our heads.
It takes pure determination to get out of debt. Trust me, I've been there. You can pay off debt with a low income. You can pay off debt when you pay more on your debt than your mortgage. You can change your mindset and get free of debt. Trust me, you can!
These articles will help you do just that. Some of of my personal story, but others are general advice that anyone can take to pay off debt and break the chains. Don't let debt dictate your life. Take back your money!
This blog post is part of the Pay Down My Debt (PDMD) blog tour, sponsored by US Equity Advantage. PDMD is a solution that accelerates debt payoff and helps consumers monitor their credit and make smarter purchasing decisions. If you’re looking to pay off debt find out how they can help. I still have a hard time comprehending how far we've come since being in over $75,000 of debt back in 2008. In the midst of the huge financial crisis and … [Read more...] about The One Change That Will Save Us $22,000
Debt is one of those things that we are all trying to avoid. Unfortunately, some circumstances make it much easier to fall deeper into debt instead of climbing out of it. Separation and divorce can easily land you here. I can speak to how hard it is to get out of debt when you suddenly find yourself caring for children on your own without any financial assistance from your former spouse. It can be extremely daunting and, if you don't have a game … [Read more...] about How to Effectively Budget After Divorce
Wow, how time flies when you're having fun (or saving money). Seriously though, I can't believe it was back in 2012 when I paid off my last credit card after being in the hole for so long. I fought for four years to pay off those damn credit cards, along with the consumer debt at the same time. It was a constant struggle, but it has paid off in more ways than one. I still shake my head in disbelief when I look back to see where we've … [Read more...] about How We Saved Over $180,000 After Paying Down Debt
Today, I'm giving out a harsh reality check that most people need to hear. No matter if you're in debt, looking to make more money, trying to save your hard earned cash, investing, or building a business, you need to listen up for a minute. Take some time to read through this article and soak it in. I do this for your well-being. I want you to be successful at anything you try, but I also want to make sure I don't get your hopes up or give you … [Read more...] about Seriously, Stop Trying to Take the Easy Road
I hope your new year is getting off to an excellent start. If you're anything like me, you have so many ideas running through your head and you use this time to plan out where you want to go. Each new year can be used like a fresh start. I say this specifically for those who want to make a financial change. Remember, you can't change the past, but you can use those past experiences to create a vision for the future. That's why the new year is so … [Read more...] about How to Kick Financial Butt in the New Year