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How to Stay Motivated to Pay Off Debt

How to Stay Motivated to Pay Off Debt

When you have a lot of debt to pay off, it can feel nearly impossible to stay motivated for the long haul.  Especially if you can’t put a lot of money on debt, you may be wondering how you stay motivated until all your debt…

March 2021 Debt Payoff Report

March 2021 Debt Payoff Report

This is the most exciting debt report to write because WE FINISHED!  That’s right, our consumer debt is no more! Five months earlier than originally projected, no less! First time joining me on these debt payoff reports?  You can follow my story from the beginning…

February 2021 Debt Payoff Report

February 2021 Debt Payoff Report

Here we are, y’all.  Twelve months in and I am so excited to be finishing up our first year of debt crushing!  To be totally honest, we started getting serious about our debt on March 7th. But because we’re checking in on the first day…

How I Boosted My Credit Score by Over 200 Points

How I Boosted My Credit Score by Over 200 Points

Ah, the credit score.  It can decide so much in your life.  Whether you can get a reliable car that gets you from A to B.  Whether you will ever buy a house.  And so much besides. A few years ago I needed—needed—to buy a…

January 2021 Debt Payoff Report

January 2021 Debt Payoff Report

Ah, January.  January is the soul-sucking month right after December when you take stock of all your crazy Christmas spending. The days are still bleak. There’s no Christmas excitement to look forward to. Your house looks drab and boring without all the Christmas bling and…

December 2020 Debt Payoff Report

December 2020 Debt Payoff Report

Hey there, fellow debt crushers!  It’s been a few months since I put out a debt report. This is mostly because I’ve been on auto-pilot at the end of the year, and our numbers have looked the same from one month to the next.  This…

September 2020 Debt Payoff Report

September 2020 Debt Payoff Report

Hey there, fellow debt crushers!  I’m back again this month with another debt payoff report. At this point we’re about six months into our debt payoff, and we’re super excited about looking at our six-month numbers.  Obviously, since we started in the middle of March,…

August 2020 Debt Payoff Report

August 2020 Debt Payoff Report

August is my least favorite month of the year.  It heralds in back-to-school shopping and unrelenting heat, and there are no holidays to celebrate.  Honestly, August can just fall off the calendar completely and I would be glad to be rid of it. Also this…

The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone: Who Should Read It?

The 10X Rule by Grant Cardone: Who Should Read It?

Thinking of reading The 10X Rule? I’ve read it, and I’ll let you know what’s in the book and whether it’s worth your time.

July 2020 Debt Payoff Report

July 2020 Debt Payoff Report

Ah, July. A whirlwind of a month for me this year.  In our family, July brings two birthdays—my husband’s and my son’s—and this year it also brought me five paychecks in a single month.  This was one of those months where I get an “extra”…