Category Archives: Debt Story

Put That First Debt Balance In The Rear-View

After establishing an emergency fund, my wife and I began to eliminate our debt.  Here’s what we did. We made minimum payments to all of our creditors.  We never missed a payment and all payments were made on-time. We listed … Continue reading

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Celebrating 5 Years Of Being Debt Free

February 6 is a very special day around our house.  It’s not our anniversary.  It’s not one of the kids’ birthdays. It’s the day, five years ago, when we paid off our final debt to become debt free! Even now, … Continue reading

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How I Got Out Of Debt

It’s been a while since I’ve written about how my wife and I paid off our consumer debt.  I thought new readers (and folks who have been around for years) might benefit from a retelling of our story. Back in … Continue reading

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Financial Stress Level

I recently went to the doctor with back pain.  While I was there, I was asked to describe the pain and assign it a number on the pain scale, with 1 being no pain and 10 being excruciating pain.  (For … Continue reading

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