Net Worth Statement – July 31, 2016
Net Worth

Net Worth Statement – July 31, 2016

Spending in July Ever since we paid off our debt back in June, I’m embarrassed to admit that we’ve let our spending creep back up. We stopped going to the bank to withdraw cash for our Crash Cash Diet which we had started back in January in an attempt to curb our spending and get out…

Net Worth Statement – July 31, 2016 was originally published on Unchained 55

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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…

How we paid off $16,000 of debt in 4 months was originally published on Unchained 55

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Week 10 of the Crash Cash Diet
Budgeting / Crash Cash Diet / Personal Finance

Week 10 of the Crash Cash Diet

Can you believe it’s already been 10 weeks since we first started our Crash Cash Diet? As a recap, we withdraw $140 every Friday, which is distributed as follows: $60 for groceries for the week for me and Mr. Unchained $40 for household spending $20 each for personal spending I had accumulated quite a bit…

Week 10 of the Crash Cash Diet 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

Finally paying off our debt – Feb 26 Progress Update
Debt / Personal Finance

Finally paying off our debt – Feb 26 Progress Update

2016 Pay Day # 9 Even though my body’s been feeling exhausted, I bounced out of bed this morning. It was, after all, Friday morning, which meant Pay Day in the Unchained household. Most importantly, however, this was going to be the paycheck we could finally started paying down our debt. This is our most important goal of… … Continue reading