How I Paid Off $25,302 Debt on a Smaller Income

How I Paid Off $25,302 Debt on a Smaller Income

Tell us a bit about yourself I’m 27, my favorite color is green and I am debt free! I’m a freelance writer who writes about adventures in frugal living on the way to financial independence at my blog, From Frugal to Free. How much debt did you start out with? $25,302...
How She Helped 10 People Pay Off $39,000 of Debt

How She Helped 10 People Pay Off $39,000 of Debt

Today we share the story of how Candice Marie helped 10 people pay off $39,000 of debt In 11 weeks with her debt challenge. We all dream of being debt free, but lets face it: paying off debt alone can be pretty boring.  So I wanted to create a fun way to pay off debt....
7 Ways to Pay off Your Mortgage Faster

7 Ways to Pay off Your Mortgage Faster

If there’s one goal that’s in the back of every homeowner’s mind, it’s that of the day when they make their last mortgage payment. US News and World Report tells us that recent statistics from Freddie Mac show us that 85-90 percent of homebuyers get 30-year mortgage....
7 Ways to Avoid Student Loan Debt

7 Ways to Avoid Student Loan Debt

If you or your child are entering college soon, you’re likely thinking of the potentially overwhelming education bills that are hanging out around the corner. This article on the rising college costs over the last forty years shows us that we can expect that...
Too Much Credit Card Debt? Here’s What to Do

Too Much Credit Card Debt? Here’s What to Do

Many of us who have struggled or are struggling with too much credit card debt will have that wake up call: that day when they wake up and realize they’re in over their heads. That day can invoke many feelings of fear, regret, panic and stress, but never fear:...
How This Woman Became Mortgage Free by Age 30

How This Woman Became Mortgage Free by Age 30

Robin shares her story about becoming mortgage free by age 30! Tell us a bit about yourself My name is Robin, and I live a thrifty life in rural Georgia with my husband of 6 years and our 4-year-old daughter. I quit my job a year and a half ago to stay home with her,...
How This Guy Paid Off His Mortgage in Six Years

How This Guy Paid Off His Mortgage in Six Years

Will from Canada got a wake up call about the exorbitant amount of money he was wasting on mortgage payments and decided to pay the entire balance off in just six years. Enjoy! Tell us a bit about yourself I am 41 years old, and I am in my 16th year of teaching high...
Should You Buy Life Insurance If You’re In Debt?

Should You Buy Life Insurance If You’re In Debt?

When finances are tight, the last thing you need is a new way to spend money. I get it. So if you are in debt and struggling, is that the time to go out and buy life insurance? Wouldn’t it be better to wait until things settle down? The answer is “yes and no” but...