I hate my mortgage. I hate my mortgage because it is over $1,000 a month for principal, insurance and taxes. Because I am saving 10% of my pre-tax dollars from my salary, my paychecks equal about the amount of my monthly mortgage payment. Every month, one whole paycheck goes to this nasty, hungry, giant awful… Read more
When you’re paying off debt, it is ESSENTIAL to reduce your expenses. As I explain in the interview with CNBC, one of my strategies for paying off my student loan debt was to keep my expenses low. I carried my own coffee, water, and snacks everywhere so I would not be tempted to make impulse… Read more
That’s me! And for anyone interested in seeing how I built those monster payments, you can check out the archive of Payment Day posts, where I break it down and reveal my numbers.
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It’s full on Spring here in Ohio, and the warmer weather and buds on the trees have inspired the desire to tidy up my life. Besides the usual sweeping and dusting, there’s the purge of little-worn clothing from the closet and never-read books from the shelves. I want a space with less clutter, for sure…. Read more