Our 2019 Financial Goal

Family Balance Sheet

In 2018, we decided to focus on just 2 main financial goals and before I share my 2019 goals I thought I would give you a recap on 2018. We hunkered down and paid our expected medical expenses and by the end of 2018, we were also able to save enough money to cover us for 2019.

My Word for 2019

Family Balance Sheet

So will 2019 be any different for me? My word for 2019 is REDUCE. I want to reduce our debt by paying off our last non-mortgage loan. . My plan is for 2019 to be different. I ran my 10th half marathon in 2018 and have 2 more races planned for 2019. One word.

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Richard Liu’s Company JD.com Appears On The Fast Track For Early 2019

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Liu Quingdong, the CEO of JD has been fairly happy with the start to 2019 for his company because revenue has actually beat the projected start of 120 billion Yuan at 121 billion Yuan according to statements released. As a young man studying at Renmin University, he had tried to enter the restaurant business, but he was unable to generate the interest he had hoped and ended up in debt after closing it.

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My Un-Riveting Story

The Frugal Girl

As I’ve perused the personal finance blogosphere, I’ve noticed that a lot of bloggers used to be pretty bad with money and thus have some amazing come-back stories…things like, “I paid off $60,000 of debt in 8 months.”

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Progress is almost never dramatic.

The Frugal Girl

Your debt will get paid down month by month. Big wins, sudden breakthroughs, and “aha!” ” moments are what we’d all love to experience. But in my experience (ha), those happen really, really rarely.

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Thrifty Thinking: Your 9-Month Pregnancy Financial Plan

Motherhood Moments

Month One – Get on top of your current debt and expenses. The word ‘lifechanging’ is an understatement when you learn that you’re about to add a little one to your family.

3 Simple Ways to Teach Kids About Saving Money

Couponing 101

adults have credit card debt, kids might not be learning the best financial lessons to set them up for future success. Kids are like sponges. They soak up the language, beliefs, and habits of the people around them.

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How to Create and Stick to a Vacation Budget

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Forbes reports that most Americans have gone into debt to pay for a vacation. But given interest rates, accumulating debt just for a fun break probably isn’t worth it. Summer is the perfect time to go on a family vacation.

Our 2018 Financial Goals

Family Balance Sheet

This is our very last non-mortgage loan and we send an extra payment every month as part of our Debt Freedom Plan. If nothing changes, this loan will be paid off by end of 2019, but I’d love to move that up and say adios to this loan! If not, we’ll start saving in 2019. I’ll apply that money to the debt. Our Debt Freedom Plan (an update): In 2013, we found ourselves with a lot of debt and not enough cash flow. Pay off all Non-Mortgage Debt.