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How I Paid Off $20,000 of Debt and Quit My Job In 7 Months

How I Paid Off $20,000 of Debt and Quit My Job In 7 Months

Part One:  Getting Into Debt If you’ve ever tuned in to a Dave Ramsey radio show, you know how often he disparages a normal life. “Normal” to him means putting spontaneous purchases on a credit card, taking out enormous student loans, buying cars you can’t afford, and...

Debt Doesn’t Have to Be Forever!

Jackie at the Debt Myth has started a movement and I am joining in!  Debt can be insidious, but it doesn’t have to be forever.  My personal story is still writing itself and I’ve been on a few different sides of debt so far. My Debt Story So Far Thanks to...

Annoying Letter Means WE PAID OFF OUR FIRST MORTGAGE!!!

On April 2, 2013 I wired $22,200 to Chase to pay off the mortgage on our first home – what is now our rent house.  I held off on writing the happy post about it since I wanted to receive something official that would confirm we indeed own our first home 100%. ...

Mortgage Payoff Race Update – Changing Priorities?

Last September, Jason from Live Real, Now and I made a bet.  We are racing to see who can pay off a mortgage first. At the time of the bet, Mr. BFS and I had about $24,500 left on the mortgage on our rental house.  Jason had a similar amount left on his home loan. ...