Why we still rent…

Ever since my husband and I became debt free our friends and family have been asking us when we are going to buy a house. It is a fair question as most people our age are getting married, buying houses and making babies. The truthful answer to this is… I am in no rush. After grinding away for 2.5 years to pay off $120,000 of debt, the last thing on […]

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No Risk Investments are Losing You Money

Many people are afraid of investing in the stock market. People tend to fear what they don’t know. It has been proven that the level of fear that people have for losing their money is higher than the level of joy people have when making money. However, knowledge is power and an informed investor that can keep their emotions in check knows that history will tend to repeat itself. There […]

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10 Ways to Get Out of Debt Quickly:

Here are 10 ways to get out debt quickly: Live on a budget. This is so important. Know how much money is coming in and out each month. I use Excel to track my spending and Mint.com to see trends in net worth over the long term. Find places in your budget to cut costs and divert that money to your debt. Reduce your phone & entertainment bill. Go down […]

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