Category Archives for Debt

How I Personally Define Financial Freedom

I don’t think the term financial freedom can be lumped together, to sum up, every person’s definition. My version of financial freedom could very well not be what you’d consider financial freedom. For my wife and I, I would consider having all our debts paid off with the exception of our mortgage because going in […]

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Dealing With Our Debt Through Automation

Hello, Everyone! I can’t believe it has been over 2 months since I last wrote on this site but things have been BUSY! First, let me address my last post in February. I’m going to leave that post up even though it’s a bit blunt and negative and not really the atmosphere I want to […]

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Should I Pay Off My Credit Cards Or Student Loans First?

Ask 10 doctors their opinion on your health and you’re likely to get 10 different answers. I kept asking myself should I pay off my credit cards or student loans first. That question ate at me as my finger hovered over the “Pay Now” button of my PayPal bill. Close to $1,000 dollars was what I […]

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When Money and Mental Health Collide

Good Morning all you glorious people! Today, I want to touch on a very personal subject and for the sake of this persons privacy I’m going to be intentionally vague in certain areas. When it happened we had no idea until after the damage had been done… Recently a family member of mine was diagnosed as Bipolar or […]

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Debt Avalanche? Debt Snowball? No..Well Yes But Not Really.

Good evening fellow readers, Well enough of those pleasantries lets get into the dirty debt details. People like numbers and for some reason they like seeing other peoples numbers. Don’t believe me then just look at the numerous amount of Income Reports throughout the internet. People love that stuff. I think in some form it […]

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Well That Was More Depressing Than I Thought!

You know what sucks? Debt. You know what sucks more? Blissful ignorance by not knowing how exactly far you’re into debt. I just spent some time going through my Mint.com account and focusing on one main goal – credit cards. I knew the numbers were going to be high and I knew interest was compounding […]

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