Are You Missing Out on Free Money in Your Budget?

Three Paycheck Month

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I would earn a little money with no extra cost to you. The opinions expressed are my own. Read my disclaimer to learn more. Who doesn’t want free money? Let’s face it, pretty much everyone wants more money. It can help you get out of debt faster, pay […]

5 Reasons You Need to Start a Budget Today!

Do you have a budget? 5 Reasons to Start a Budget Today!

Why do you need a budget? There are so many people who make new years resolutions to save more money, spend less money, or pay off debt. Maybe you think that you don’t really need to make a budget because you can just keep track of everything in your head. I used to think that. […]

Countdown to Baby Griffin, Only 7 Weeks Left!

Countdown to Becoming First Time Parents

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I would earn a little money with no extra cost to you. The opinions expressed are my own. Read my disclaimer to learn more. Holy Cow! Baby Griffin is almost here. The last time I posted an update, we we’re around the 20 week mark. As of today, […]

9 Surprising Ways We Paid Off $105K of Debt In 5 Years

How we became debt free in 5 years. As of this month, I am officially debt-free, paying off $105,000 of debt in 5 years! My husband and I both work. We’re pretty frugal people and don’t like to spend money without a plan. Okay, now that I got those ideas out of the way. Let me tell you how I did it.

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I would earn a little money with no extra cost to you. The opinions expressed are my own. Read my disclaimer to learn more. I’ve got an awesome guest post for you today by Gina at The Frugal Convert. Gina is passionate about helping people find their sweet […]

Why Talking About Money is Good for Your Relationship

Do you and your partner talk about money? Talking about money transforms your relationship. Real Relationships Need Real Conversations About Things that Matter, and that includes money. Be open, honest, and ask the hard questions that really matter.

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I would earn a little money with no extra cost to you. The opinions expressed are my own. Read my disclaimer to learn more. Can you guess the two biggest pain points in just about every relationship? Most couples biggest pain points are money and sex. Since this is a […]

How We Paid off $73k of Student Loan Debt in 4 years

We Paid off $73k Student Loan Debt in 4 years

I first started this site to share our debt free story and help families get out of debt. I’ve shared bits and pieces of our debt free story, but never the full sha-bang. Well here it is. On May 27, 2017 my wife and I became debt free, paying off $73,000 of student loans in […]

To Improve Your Finances, You Need to Be Teachable

You Need to Be Teachable

There are experts everywhere. I believe anyone can learn anything they want, if they find the right teacher. I believe if you really want to change and to improve your finances, you need to be teachable! True change requires knowing that you don’t have all the answers. If I want to change, I need to […]

Want to Get Out of Debt? Start Here, And Start Now

Getting Out of Debt

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. I would earn a little money with no extra cost to you. The opinions expressed are my own. Read my disclaimer to learn more. Feel like debt is ruling your life? Let me tell you a story about someone who got in way over his head with debt. […]

It’s Not Too Late! You Can Still Turn Your Finances Around!

Finding Hope in Your Finances and Budget

It’s easy to look at your financial situation and decide, “I’ve made too many mistakes, there’s nothing I can do about it now.” Maybe that’s what you’re feeling right now. Maybe it’s easier to give up and live forever with your financial mess-ups. The truth is, giving up is easier, at least in the short […]

What Debt Free Looks Like So Far

Debt Free Shopping Spree

On May 27, my wife and I finally paid off our student loans! After about 4 years of crazy hard work, extra jobs, limited spending, we are free of student loan debt! It’s actually kind of a weird feeling. In a couple days we will finalize our monthly budget, and we don’t have a specific […]