Category Archives: Motivation

Get Out of Debt – Get Focused and Get Free

Several years ago, my wife and I decided to get out of debt.  That decision changed our lives.  We focused our time, effort, and energy – and paid off all of our consumer debt.  We paid off our cars and … Continue reading

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Debt Reduction Takes Attitude

Over at Money Smart Life, there’s a great article about personality traits and how they can help pay off debt.  I particularly like Miranda’s take on the importance of patience – Sometimes, it’s not about the impetuous and grand gesture. … Continue reading

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What I Learned From My Old Jobs

When I was fourteen, I got my first, real, paycheck-at-the-end-of-the-week, job.  I spent the summer working on a blueberry farm in South Georgia. The work was hard.  If memory serves, we began harvesting in June and worked through the end … 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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