Category: debt snowball

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June Debt Update and Goal Reviewing

We have big things in store. Like really big things. Some of which have slowed down our debt chipping away progress the last couple of months. I don’t want to spoil it, but we have a couple of surprises coming your way within the next couple of weeks. I know you are dying. We’ll keep you …

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HOW WE ARE GOING TO PAY OFF OUR STUDENT LOANS IN 5 YEARS (6 EASY WAYS TO PAY OFF DEBT)

(1) Keep your day job. We’ve seen lots of folks quitting their day jobs to pursue their passions full time. It seems that a lot of of millennials are looking for ways to beat the 9 – 5. I can DEFINITELY respect and aspire to that journey, but in the mean time, we are keeping the jobs …

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STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT OPTIONS: IBR PAYE REPAYE STANDARD REPAYMENT ETC ETC

Danny’s graduation just keeps getting closer and closer which means one excellent thing: we are getting closer and closer to having a real income. But it also means that we are getting closer and closer to having to make a decision on how we are going to tackle his MOUNTAIN of debt. So, I’ve gone …

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Student Loans: March Debt Update

Progress is progress I guess!  Kind of. Except that I looked at Danny’s dental school loans and his masters degree loans this week. Its like looking after you squish a bug or blow your nose- you’ve gotta see it but you really really really don’t want to. But you do. But really you don’t. He’s …

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Financial Setbacks and Gratitude

  A few days after Christmas, we were driving to meet up with some friends. The highway looked nice and dry, until we got to one section, just about to go over a bridge, and Danny said “is the ground wet?” It was black ice. Just as he finished saying those words, words that played …

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Staying Dedicated to Debt Repayment

This week we made our very first student loan payment! It was an exciting milestone. It means a few things: 1) I (Amber) am not in school anymore, 2) I (Amber) have a job (and thus can make a payment), and 3) We have officially begun our journey getting these suckers paid off. I knew that …