Imagine this. You get up early one fine morning and find all your family members sleeping peacefully. Suddenly, you hear a painful groan coming from your fatherâ€™s room. You rush and find him lying on the ground with his hands clenched to his chest. … [Read more...] about Spice Up Your Emergency Fund
By Kris BickellSometimes the best lessons in life are the ones you learn the hard way. And I'm an expert at that. So here are some of the lessons I learned about getting out of debt. If you've got too much credit card debt, you may already know … [Read more...] about 5 Lessons About Getting Out Of Debt That You Don’t Have To Learn The Hard Way
It's been over 2 years, but American Express has FINALLY brought back the 25,000 mile ($250) bonus. This time around, though, it's a bit trickier to get the bonus, but still very reasonable for many consumers. Read more below.The American … [Read more...] about American Express $250 Bonus!
So, I've laid out how we got to our total consumer debt of $113,000 (not counting our roughly $400,000 mortgage). Now it's time to explain how we began to dig our way out.First, though, let me take you back to May, 2001 when I graduated college … [Read more...] about Our Journey to Debt Freedom: Graduation through Engagement
As of November 12, 2009, we're free of consumer debt. In the article, I promised to tell you all how we got out of $113,000 in debt, but I realized that I first need to tell you how we got into the debt. I'll try to be brief with the story, which … [Read more...] about Our Journey to Debt Freedom: The Beginning
As of today, we have paid off all $113,000 of our student loans, auto loans and credit card debt.We are debt free!!! (except for that pesky mortgage)I sent the final check of about $3,000 off to pay off my student loan last week, and now the … [Read more...] about We’re Free of Consumer Debt!!!!!!