Debt

11 Ways We Dove into Debt and How We’re Digging Out

by Matt Jabs
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It was not all that long ago that our ‘Debt Free’ Adventure was more like a ‘who cares about how much debt we have’ adventure. Here are 11 ways we dove into debt, along with the changes in mindset that are helping us climb out.

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Create Something Awesome and Sell It

by Matt Jabs
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I used to be a wage slave, pining away at a job I hated to pay for a bunch of crap I thought I wanted. Then I decided to create something to sell.

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Helpful and Free Online Calculators

by Guest Author

Anyone serious about saving money and better managing their personal finances can benefit from the use of these free online calculators.

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Our 2012 Debt Snowball

by Matt Jabs

An update on our debt snowball plans for 2012. Our new housing situation frees up $850 per month that will go toward savings and our debt snowball.

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15 Ways to Reduce Core Expenses and Debt

by Guest Author

When struggling to emerge from debt it’s a good strategy to focus on ways to reduce core expenses so you can use the savings to pay off debt faster.

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We Did A Short Sale Of Our Home

by Matt Jabs

Recently we performed a short sale of our home and lived to tell about it. Read this to learn from our experience and pick up a few tips for your sale.

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My Testimony to the Tithe

by Matt Jabs

God promises that if we give He will bless us. While we should never give to receive a blessing, God is still faithful… here’s my story of His faithfulness.

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How Much Interest Are You Paying?

by Matt Jabs

How much interest you are paying each month? Use this spreadsheet to find out and use it to track your debt reduction progress.

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Simplify Your Financial New Years Resolutions

by Matt Jabs

New Year’s Resolutions are the easy part, but follow through wins the prize. Use these 3 tips to follow through on your Financial New Year’s Resolutions.

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How Student Loan Interest is Calculated and Why it Varies from Month to Month

by Matt Jabs

Once I started tracking how much we pay in monthly interest toward each debt I noticed our student loan interest amounts varied quite a bit from month to month. So I set out to discover why…

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High Return Investments for Low Income People

by Matt Jabs

5 high return investments you can implement easily and quickly to begin putting your money to work for you.

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