How to Achieve Your Financial Goals (tips from the achievers)

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Wonder what sets you apart from the people that seem to crush their financial goals? They pay off mountains of debt and scream about debt freedom, or maybe they save gobs of money in a record amount of time, or they have considerable success with their new small business. with their goals. These folks didn’t corner the market on goal success either, instead they just got the task DONE. His 2017 goal is to make $100,000 in online income.

2012 Financial Goals

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We talked through some issues and opportunities for our business and our personal, family, and financial goals. We are still working through some numbers and there might be some adjustments in the timelines we have given ourselves, but these are our financial priorities for 2012. Our 2012 Financial Goals. Increase our Monthly Debt Payment. We have set a goal date of July 2015 to pay off all of our debt. These goals are epic for us.

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Meet Doug & Laura. They Paid off $23,000 in 16 Months. | Debt Free Stories

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Welcome to Debt Free Stories. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? The debt consisted of my student loans and a car loan. What inspired you to get debt free? I went through Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University when I was 18 years old. When my wife and I got married, we both made the decision that our first financial priority would be becoming debt free. Make paying off debt a priority.

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Meet Jackie. She and Her Husband Paid off $147,000 in Debt | Debt Free Stories

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Welcome to Debt Free Stories. She and her husband paid off $147,000 in debt–including their home. After paying off the debt, she was able to quit her job to pursue her passion. She blogs at The Debt Myth. Quitting my job is one of the things being debt free has enabled us to do. If you want to become debt free, I’m here to tell you it is TOTALLY worth all the time, effort, and frustration. How much debt did you pay off?

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Meet Tracy, a Single Mom Who Paid Off $41,587 | Debt Free Stories

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Welcome to Debt Free Stories. She paid off $41,587 in debt in 14 months! My daughter and I are gluten free due to celiac and changing to a healthy grain free sugar free way of cooking has become a big passion of mine over the last couple of years. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? What inspired you to get debt free? I was inspired to get debt free for 2 main reasons: 1.

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Shannon & Her Husband Paid off $22,000 in 9 Months

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Shannon. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? As many students do these days, we had tens of thousands of dollars of debt by the time we graduated with our Masters degrees. Living on two-incomes, we could have easily paid off our debt quickly, but we had no idea at the time that “debt free” was even a thing. Read more about Shannon’s debt free journey.

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Meet Aja. She & her husband Paid Off $110,000 in Debt

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Today’s debt free story is from Aja. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? We paid off about $110K worth of debt. We were not as “gazelle intense” as we should have been so we often went back and forth adding new debt, paying off other debt, and cash flowed about 30K of private school tuition, so the numbers can get wobbly at times. What inspired you to get debt free? Debt Free Stories debt free

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Create your debt freedom plan

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Many years ago, my husband and I faced what we thought was an insurmountable hurdle– six figures of non-mortgage debts. Stressed out, we ventured into Dave Ramsey’s online Financial Peace University home course for help. But Dave Ramsey’s view of debt is very different.

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Find out how Charissa and Her Husband Paid Off $7665 of Debt and Cash Flowed College

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Charissa. I am a free-lance sign language interpreter, putting my husband through engineering school by paying cash. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? We started paying it off when we got married and became debt free just shy of our second anniversary. What inspired you to become debt free? They didn’t like debt, and as I grew up, neither did I. Debt Free Stories

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Find Out How Olivia & Her Husband Paid off Their Mortgage in 33 Months

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Olivia. We are both planners and despise wasting money on debt/interest, which is what led us to pay off our mortgage as soon as we could! How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? We paid off a total of $118,000 debt. The first week after our Honeymoon, Ryan paid off the remaining debt on my car. What inspired you to get debt free? We also look for places where kids eat free now.

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My Life Plan

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A few years ago, we were struggling financially and I felt like our situation was hopeless. At the time, I wasn’t sure how we were going to pay our monthly bills, so future plans like funding our retirement , our daughters’ college education, or a lavish vacation were not on my mind. But once I created our debt freedom plan and outlined the steps we would take to wade through the hardships, I was overcome with relief. Contribute to our retirement funds.

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How Krystal and Josh paid off $80k in 4 years!

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I love her passion for helping others along their debt free journey. Be sure to check out her website where she is offering a free finance workbook if you subscribe to her newsletter. Krystal & Josh’s Debt Free Story. A life goal of ours is. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? It took us four years, but we paid off over $80,000 of debt! We are debt. free except for our mortgage.

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2019 Debt Freedom Plan Update

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Our Debt Freedom Plan has been a long winding road. The journey started in 2012 when we bought an office building for our business and then found ourselves with a lot of debt and not enough cash flow. To ease my anxiety about our new loans, we took the Financial Peace University home course and it changed how we thought about debt. From what we learned in the course, we wrote our Debt Freedom Plan. Our 2019 Financial Goal. 5 Steps to Crush Debt.

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Take Control of Your Money in 2015

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My husband and I make some financial goals at the start of every year. Most of them are related to our small business, my husband’s chiropractic office, but last January I got a bee in my bonnet about debt…thank you, Dave Ramsey. I tricked …nudged my husband into following along and together we wrote out our Debt Freedom Plan. This is the year that we will be very intense about paying off our debt. Debt Free Stories. New year.

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My #SavingsPledge Goal

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I encouraged you to build an emergency fund or pay down debt with your savings. My goal is to save as much money as I can this fall. That’s my goal. I don’t know if it’s attainable in a few short months but having this lofty goal has me determined to save. If you thought my goal was lofty, you should cheek out some of theirs: Merissa at Little House on the Prairie Living is working towards saving to build a new home.

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