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June 2020 Debt Payoff Report

June 2020 Debt Payoff Report

June was a great month for our debt crushing goals.  Although there are no new intricacies to report for June, we continued to make excellent progress toward a zero-debt dream.  I love watching the debt come down every single month. If you’re just now following…

May 2020 Debt Payoff Report

May 2020 Debt Payoff Report

This is the May report for my debt journey.  If this is the first report you’re reading in my series, start with the April 2020 Debt Report.  I started off with very nearly $26,000 in debt on March 07, 2020, and I’m working to knock…

April 2020 Debt Payoff Report

April 2020 Debt Payoff Report

Just to recap our debt payoff journey, we started off with just under $26,000 in debt on March 07th. We made some significant progress even in March.  By the end of March I’d paid off my only personal credit card, which had a $750 balance…

Five Day Weekend by Nik Halik and Garrett B. Gunderson:  Should You Read It?

Five Day Weekend by Nik Halik and Garrett B. Gunderson: Should You Read It?

The first time Five Day Weekend caught my attention, I was in Atlanta Airport on my way back from my honeymoon.  The cover is stark and striking, and it reminded me of a similar title I’d read a year or so before called Four Hour…

March 2020 Debt Payoff Report

March 2020 Debt Payoff Report

So the results are in for our March numbers, and it’s our first report.  One this blog’s primary goals is to show how we’re able to pay off debt quickly and to hold ourselves accountable for the money we’re spending and paying off. I admit…

Debt Recovery Starting Line

Debt Recovery Starting Line

If you haven’t read the background that led to me creating this blog, you should check that out first. Every person who travels the debt recovery road has a starting point.  For us, the short version is that we’re starting with approximately $26,000 worth of…

2020 Annual Goals

2020 Annual Goals

I recently posted about my long-term goals, which included such lofty things as the ability to live off passive income, be debt free, and even never need to rely on a credit score again.  But in order to get there, I’m going to need to…

Our Broad Financial Goals

Our Broad Financial Goals

As part of our journey to debt recovery, I thought it would be helpful to us to list out our goals so we know if we’re hitting them.  We’re basically following the Dave Ramsey method to financial independence, but it’ll be nice to know if…