Monthly Archives: January 2012

Mortgage Payoff Progress for January 2012 with Chart

Two years ago my wife and I purchased our very first home. We have a conventional, fixed-rate 15-year mortgage.  Our goal is to pay it off our mortgage in less than ten years. As of January 13, 2011, we have … Continue reading

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When all is Said and Done, it is the Done that Counts

When all is said and done, it is the done that counts. Lots of folks spend their time talking about their problems, especially their financial problems.  Only a select few ever commit to the task of fixing those problems.  The … Continue reading

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Reduce Credit Card Use

According to this recent L.A. Times report – Consumer borrowing increased at an annual rate of 10% in November,the largest jump in a decade…  Outstanding credit card debt increased 8.5% in November… (emphasis, mine) It appears that folks are using … Continue reading

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Reduce Debt and Save Money on Groceries

With so many of us focusing on improving our finances in 2012 – I thought it might be beneficial to link to a few of my favorite personal finance-related resources: Free Printable Grocery Store Price Book – I created this … Continue reading

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