Budget Basics

June 2, 2015
Retirement Saving 401K

Should I Stop Retirement Saving to Dump Debt?

This is a question I’ve received in several settings recently. It’s a good question and deserves a good answer. Let’s take this apart. Before we start, […]
May 12, 2015
Budget Tips to Pursue Debt Free Living

Why Your Budget Doesn’t Work

A side benefit of being immersed in a world of personal finance bloggers is I see A LOT of good tips on everything. 7 ways to […]
April 2, 2015

The Best Debt Dumping Approach

The proverbial fence sitter is back folks! I’m doing a little research for my upcoming book (yes, you are the first to hear it straight from […]
March 16, 2015
Debt Free Living - Car Options

Buy vs Lease: The Debate Continues

At least at my house. Why is this still a topic of conversation? Because two rational, intelligent beings with the same ultimate goal can view a […]
February 16, 2015
Avoid Timeshares to pursue Debt Free Living

My Tango with a Timeshare Continues

I wrote this post a few years ago and finally found it! In response to a Facebook question about The 5 Worst Financial Tips I’ve Followed […]
January 7, 2015

Facing Down Debt Fears

Brittany Williams is a 20-something, recent-ish graduate school grad facing new frontiers in life. She’s getting married soon!!!!! Yay! She’s also facing a $55,000 student loan […]
January 6, 2015
Debt Myth Bubble

Popping the Debt Myth Bubble

Jackie Beck and her husband are completely debt free – mortgage and all. While she was dumping debt, she gained inspiration from reading the success stories […]
January 4, 2015

New Year New You 2015

We like to begin the year with a New Year New You project. In the past we’ve done Give Yourself a Raise in 21 Days. 21 […]
December 10, 2014

Americans Blowing Budgets on Food

A MarketWatch article cites a recent Principal Financial group survey of 1200 respondents and their food related budget woes. I don’t remember from Statistics why 1200 […]
December 3, 2014
Dump Debt As A Family

Dumping Debt As a Family @ Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

I recently had a fabulous opportunity to talk about dumping debt (a favorite topic of choice) over at the Enchanted Homeschooling Mom blog. Jill is the […]