I’ve been lying to you all. I’m not quite 100% debt free. Here’s why I am still paying off my car.
If you’ve ever sat around a bonfire with me, I have probably asked you this question: “What was a B.C / A.D moment in your life where you realized one … Continue reading My B.C. / A.D. Moment
It’s been 9 months since my very first rental property was leased. We ended up $6,000 in the hole, animal control was called, they’ve already attempted to break their lease…twice, … Continue reading Landlording: The First Tenants
Y’all ever had that feeling where every time you make a little bit of progress, you take one giant step backward?
Have you ever done something completely right, but found yourself holding onto the metaphorical short straw? I just did. Here’s the story on how my bet on a job put … Continue reading Here’s what I learned after losing my job 3 days before my first house payment was due.
“If you fail to plan… then plan to fail.” Growing up, my mother used to tell me that. Success in life is granted to those who plan ahead. Even if … Continue reading What I learned by moving from my home of 5 years.
My debt free journey is nearly over. In an unexpected move, my debt free journey is ending without paying off my car. Here’s why.
From the years 2009 through 2011, I was in an abusive relationship, and I learned one crucial lesson that has affected every financial decision that I’ve made since: I learned … Continue reading “Poor” Does Not Discriminate
When did the holidays become so “stuff” driven? Like, seriously. Why is there so much pressure to buy the perfect gift? I’m not a fan. Here’s what i’m doing instead.
As the year 2018 approaches, it’s time to recap what kind of financial progress I made in 2017. Spoiler: It was a good year to be my financial plan. … Continue reading Year Two: How much I paid off in 2017.
Remember the days when you could drive down to your local cell phone store, flip open a few phones, play with features, and walk out with a FREE cell phone? … Continue reading Cell Phone Payment Plans Are Awful.
Recently, my husband came to me asking for my blessing to sell his (perfectly fine) car and buy a new one. That meant getting deeper into debt after a full … Continue reading That moment when bae wants a new car, but you wanna be #debtfree.