It's been only 3 months since posting our intent to pay off our Chevy Malibu loan of $15,000 in 8 months, but we've made tremendous progress in paying off the loan. Today, I sent off another $2,000 towards the Bank of America credit card, and the … [Read more...] about In the home stretch – The Malibu is almost paid off!
Yesterday, I shocked you with how much we spent in 1 year (2006) on our cars. To recap, the 2 of us own 3 vehicles that cost us about $22,000 last year: 1. 2006 Honda Ridgeline RTS - the biggest loan (about $25k left), but the most … [Read more...] about Overspending on Cars – What do we do now?
This week was a good week. I'm very proud of my "Insulating Your Crawl Space Properly" post, as it was featured on LifeHack.org, and a few other websites. Here's the rest of my clever articles this past week: I actually snuck a post in on … [Read more...] about Clever Dude’s Week in Review Feb 11-16
Thanks to the King of Debt at We're In Debt for providing the CSS list and HTML to add my own debt scale on the right sidebar. As you know, we're trying to pay off our Chevy Malibu loan of $15,000 in 8 months. We transferred the loan onto a credit … [Read more...] about New Debt Scale thanks to The King
As a monthly followup to my original post "The check has been sent! About 8 months till we pay off $15,000", I will be updating all of my loyal readers with my progress to pay off our Chevy Malibu in 8 months. The daunting part of all this is that … [Read more...] about The Check is in the Mail: Update 1
I'm going to finally admit to the world how much we screwed up in our past auto purchases, in hopes that you don't do the same. In college, I purchased a brand new 2001 Saturn L300 for about $20,000. Actually, I did the GM SmartBuy method, which … [Read more...] about How we lost $14,500 by stupid mistakes