debt, frugal living, student loans

Cashing in our Coins to Pay Student Loans

  We are doing all kinds of insane things to side hustle away our student loans. I have been a firm believer of picking up pennies off the ground since the womb, likely. Imagine my horror, when, after we were married, I saw Danny literally THROW a sundry of loose change away.  I’d dare say there …

debt

Next Stop: Tulsa, Oklahoma

PC; FREQUENT WANDERER (defending Tulsa) Danny has officially accepted an offer with a dentists’ group in ….Tulsa, Oklahoma! I feel much like CHANDLER ON FRIENDS. We really are excited at this opportunity. It really was an offer we couldn’t refuse. The cost of living in Tulsa is cheap. The people of Tulsa are great. Another bonus, the …

rental income property

WHY WE ARE BUYING A RENTAL INCOME PROPERTY WHEN WE HAVE $600K IN DEBT

We are going forward with our rental income property idea. (If you missed that post, see it HERE). It just makes sense to us. Searching for rental income properties was no joke. We are in kind of a weird situation. We are trying to get pre-approved for a mortgage BUT we have 1) me, who is about …

debt, debt repayment, rental income property

SHOULD YOU BUY A RENTAL INCOME PROPERTY WHEN YOU ARE IN DEBT?

If we are ever going to pay off this debt, we are going to have to get creative. So, we have a plan. We haven’t really decided if its a good one or not. Here is what we are thinking: We have not narrowed down exactly where we will be moving, but in some of our options …

debt, debt repayment, Income Based Repayment, Refinance Student Loans, student loans

WHAT STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PLAN IS RIGHT FOR ME?

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 …

frugal living, grocery shopping

Couponing and Sale Shopping

When we lived in Miami I was a mad couponer. Groceries were much more expensive than previous places we had lived (and keep in mind, we moved there from China where grocerie are practically free). It was really disheartening to come home with a couple bags of groceries that somehow cost +$100. I was chatting …