Lately, I’ve been on a big kick of reading tons of reddit posts in the personal finance sections, and getting lost in peoples inspiring stories (like last week’s debt freedom story) and trials and tribulations. As I read through many of the trials people have going through, I realize how many real world problems there
This week I’ve been looking for some motivating subjects. Some subjects to motivate me and maybe some of our readers. It seems like a month after the New Year’s is when everyone’s motivation starts to slump and we quickly lose track of our resolutions. I too easily fall into that trap like I’d suspect a lot
In July 2013, I gave an update to our readers on where our family was at in our road to financial freedom. At the time we owed $100k on our mortgage, and were on the final 6.2 miles of our marathon debt pay down journey. Today, as I sit here and write this I’m proud
In 2007, after reading Dave Ramsey’s Total Money Makeover, my wife and I decided to start putting our family on the road to freedom from debt. We want to live an extra-ordinary life. We wanted to live like no one else, so we could later live like no one else. Que the radio show intro!
I thought it would be fun to take a look back at my simple budget 10 years ago this month and see what I was buying with my money and what type of income I was bringing in. Granted, I was less than a year into my “get-0ut-of-debt” journey, but I was well on my way
Very rarely will I share some of my personal financial position on our blog, but today our family just made it over a significant hurdle. Our family is on the final stretch of paying off our home mortgage, and becoming debt free! We are now below $100k on our home loan, and on the final
About three years ago, I had the pleasure of reading Dave Ramsey‘s book, The Total Money Makeover, and immediately was drawn to his philosophy and take on finances. Lately, over the last six months, I’ve been tuning my radio to Dave’s show everyday after work for my commute home and love it. In listening to
Have you ever tried to change something only to grow frustrated at your inability to make the change? Ever attempted to make a habit stick, be successful for a couple of weeks/months, then totally lose your momentum and the habit soon after? Change is hard. It’s hard to implement, make it stick and keep it going.
Are you sick and tired of being in debt? Do your debt payments have you feeling like it has its chain of weight around your neck? To the point where you can’t get out from under it? Well, if you were like me 17 years ago, you’d feel like you are a slave to your