How this Couple Eliminated $180,000 of Debt in 12 Months!

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The segment was so inspiring that I reached out to her to see if she would participate in the Debt Free Stories series. She hosts a You Tube channel, The Former Mrs. Jones , where she vlogs about budgeting, debt free living, and family life. Meet the Former Mrs. Jones: Her Debt Free Story. He has paid a price to win with hard work and sacrifice to reach his goals, and I truly admire him for that. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it?

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Our 2017 Debt Freedom Plan Update

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As I reflect back to January 2016, I started that year pretty determined to pay off the balance of our non-mortgage debts. Unfortunately, we did not hit that goal and in part, have made some major changes to our Debt Freedom Plan. Our Debt Freedom Plan Started in 2013: The year 2012 was quite exciting for me and my husband. This new strategy had us looking in the same direction with regards to our financial future and my husband was on board.

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Chit Chat: 06.17.18

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We used gift cards on 3 nights, ate leftovers on 1 night, and grilled burgers on the last night. This month’s challenge: Create a Financial Vision Board. we’re working on our Financial Vision Board in the month of June. The topic came to me when I realized that my husband and I haven’t really talked about our future financial goals in awhile. We want to be debt free.

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How We Frugal-ed this Week: 10/12/18

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so that we have more money to put towards our financial goals. Monday: Shephard’s Pie with leftover mashed potatoes from last week. This money went into our regular checking account, but I’d like to start directing it towards our debt. Frugal Friday: A recap of how we frugal-ed our way through the week. Our mission: Live WELL On LESS Money. What We Ate this Week: I make an effort each week to serve my family delicious food but still stick to the budget.

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25 Ways to Find Money for Your Emergency Fund

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And while I don’t like parting with our money, I am grateful that this repair won’t send us into financial distress. He then advises paying off your non-mortgage debt before fully funding an emergency fund with 3 – 6 months worth of expenses.

25 Ways to Find Money for Your Emergency Fund

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And while I don’t like parting with our money, I am grateful that this repair won’t send us into financial distress. He then advises paying off your non-mortgage debt before fully funding an emergency fund with 3 – 6 months worth of expenses. Being self-employed, we have a higher starter fund on hand and when we pay off our non-mortgage debt, we will save to at least 6 months expenses and maybe even more. Emergencies happen when you least expect it.