I’ve been avoiding writing a “year in review” post, mostly because I had one goal/intention for the year. I wanted to “add storytelling to repertoire.” I had no real plan for how to measure that success in 2017. Also, my intention for the next year is similar. I have no big goal planned, but I have… Read more
When you start to consider paying off your debt and living debt free, a lot of thoughts flood your mind. There’s a lot to think about! You’ve got to lower expenses and make more money. You’ve got to prioritize debt repayment. You’ve got to make a few sacrifices. You may have to change your life…. 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
Almost a month ago, I decided to try some advice from Pam Grout’s book, Thank and Grow Rich. She suggested sharing three things for which you’re grateful, publicly and daily. Every day on Twitter, I’ve been listing three things, usually inspired by the events of the day. And let me tell you, the days lately… Read more