How we paid off $16,000 of debt in 4 months
2016 goals / Debt / Personal Finance

How we paid off $16,000 of debt in 4 months

How we accumulated $16,000 worth of debt There were two major components to our debt. The first, which was the major focus for us, was our Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC). We started off the year with a balance of $14,777.04, which was an accumulation and result of: Me not having worked for about…

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Even baby steps are steps in the right direction…
2016 goals / 2016 progress updates / Personal Finance

Even baby steps are steps in the right direction…

Ever since we found out I was pregnant just over 3 weeks ago, it seems like our progress on paying off our Home Equity Line of Credit debt has come to a screeching halt. Although that’s not technically true, in the last 3 weeks, we’ve only averaged a debt payment of $380.59 weekly, quite a bit…

Even baby steps are steps in the right direction… was originally published on Unchained 55

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Why Tunnel Vision isn’t always a bad thing
Goals / Personal Finance

Why Tunnel Vision isn’t always a bad thing

The importance of goal-setting You probably already know that setting goals, especially SMART ones, is incredibly important to achieving success. You also probably already know that writing your goals down increases your chances of success, and that sharing your goals with someone else further boosts your chances. But why does setting a goal increase your chances… … Continue reading