UPDATE: A comment reminded me that you might not all know my status. I graduated college with an undergrad about 7 years ago, but I just started my masters degree in fall 2007. Now back to the story: I found out something interesting this weekend. … [Read more...] about The Government is Paying My Student Loan Interest!
Since paying off our credit card debt last year (then again after buying a MINI Cooper), we haven't carried a card balance more than a few weeks. Generally, I pay off our card balance even before the statement is sent out. It's a great feeling to not … [Read more...] about Planning to Go Back into Credit Card Debt
Some of you may have noticed that the red bar for the MINI Cooper in our debt scale on the right sidebar is gone. That means that both the bank loan and the 0% credit card loan are all paid off! That also means that we paid off over $19,000 in just … [Read more...] about The MINI Cooper is totally ours. Next up…
...you can accomplish anything. That's what I realized today while discussing our debt with a friend. You see, I know how much debt we started with ($112,890), and I know how much we have remaining ($54,737), but I never thought about how we got down … [Read more...] about When you put your mind to it…
I really could have done this last month, but I didn't. You may know that we started with a peak of $20,000 in credit card debt (I say "we", but I mean "I"). I can't remember the exact amount, but I left college with about $15,000 in credit card … [Read more...] about Major Milestone: Credit Card Debt
Just last week, I broke the news that we paid off our $25,000 car loan in just 25 months. When we first bought the car, we weren't trying to pay it off fast, but I just began putting increasing amounts towards each payment, and sending multiple … [Read more...] about What’s our next “Early Payoff” challenge?