Tips & Tricks

September 9, 2013

Handling Hard Core Sales Pitches

We’re dipping our toe in the kiddie modeling pond; just to check out the landscape of possibilities. After a complete stranger yelled from a passing car, […]
August 22, 2013

Why Debt Free

I’m a planner. I love to think about what I want/should be doing 6 months, a year, or even 5 years from now. As I’m enjoying […]
August 13, 2013

Creating Vacation Traditions

My family just returned from a quick trip to the nation’s capital. Hanging with family, taking in the monuments on the Mall, and filling our bellies […]
August 6, 2013

To Lease or Not To Lease

The car industry has convinced many people that we need to buy new every two.  Why?  Because they want our money.  The car industry has changed […]
July 17, 2013

Maintaining Focus on My Journey

The decision to eliminate debt was more of a process then magnificent epiphany.  I’ve shared our story before: we worked for 7 years to dump more […]
July 11, 2013

College Savings Fund Starter Kit

A little over a year ago, Carter – the boy child – arrived. Given that our oh-so-cute condo in the swanky, South Loop was short on […]
June 27, 2013

Jabez Challenge

I’ve been unplugged for the past week to evaluate my motivation.  Sometimes, mundane distractions really eat up time and work against productivity. In an effort to […]
June 4, 2013
Job Loss - Debt Free Living

10 Tips to Survive Income Loss

In the last few years, my family has endured several facets of income loss. By God’s grace, we’ve never missed a major payment or a meal. […]
May 28, 2013

Credit Score Tid Bit

This tid bit was shared via Aja Williams, friend of the Debt Free Divas. We like to pass good information along. Enjoy!   If you’ve ever […]
May 16, 2013

Recovering From ID Theft

We recently received a question via Facebook. I feel my personal information may have been compromised by a coworker this week. Do you have any recommendations, […]