Carnival of Personal Finance #316- Family Edition

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Hello and welcome to the 316th Carnival of Personal Finance- Family Edition. Philip from Deliver Away Debt shares his story: How I Delivered Away My Debt. Big Cajun Man from THE Canadian Personal Finance Site asks What is Your Financial Plan B?

Remember, Slow and Steady Wins the Race

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The hare got off to a speedy pace and seemed to be a sure win, but in the end he didn’t, did he? Ask yourself : Do you start saving or paying off debt with a superhuman resolve- determined to avoid all temptation- only to fall off the wagon and give up hope in a matter of a few days?

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5 Essential Money Tips for Newlyweds

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Being a newlywed means you have a few things to get used to, and that includes the way you handle your finances. As you begin to navigate the waters of newlywed finances, here are 5 money tips that can help you out: 1. Get to the Bottom of Your Money Motivations.

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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. She helps readers gain control of their finances and live well on a budget at her blog Cook with a Shoe . I am a free-lance sign language interpreter, putting my husband through engineering school by paying cash.

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Meet Amanda & Daniel. They Paid Off $68,000 in Debt in 8 Months.

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Amanda & Daniel. Together they blog about becoming debt free and location independence in order to serve the world at Life with a Mission. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it?

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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. How much debt did you pay off?

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How Angela & Jeff paid off $58,000 of Debt in 2 Years

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I watched her and her husband’s debt free scream on The Dave Ramsey Show. You can find Angela at her You Tube channel, Our Life…on a Budget , where she vlogs about getting out of debt and staying there! Angela & Jeff’s Debt Free Story. worth of debt.

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Find out how Jessica paid off $56,000 of student loans, credit cards, and a car loan.

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Jessica. I work in Finance/Accounting for a large corporation but I have also started a company called Every Single Dollar , which focuses on personal finance for single women. How much debt did you pay off?

Meet Carrie. She Paid Off $14,000 in Debt in 14 Months.

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Today’s Debt Free Story is from Carrie. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? After my first marriage fell apart, I ended up with over $14,000 of consumer debt, made up of a car loan and credit cards. Who initiated the debt free goal?

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Meet Krista & Jon Who Paid Off $36,000 | Debt Free Stories

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Welcome to Debt Free Stories! They paid off $36,000 in debt and cash flowed graduate school. How much debt did you pay off? What kind of debt was it? After graduating with our bachelor’s degrees Jon and I had about $36,000 in debt between us.

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How to Start a Budget (and be successful at it!)

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Many years ago, our cash flow sucked, we put Christmas on a credit card, and I wasn’t sure how I was going to pay for a large tax bill. I came up with strategies to help us pay for yearly bills, large expenses, and we were able to pay off debts. A budget could help you avoid late and insufficient funds fees, find money for an upcoming trip or expense, and ease a disagreement over finances in a marriage.

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Saving Tips & Free Crediting Monitoring

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Saving more (52%), spending less (19%) and paying off debt (19%). If you’re still worried you’ll break your resolution, consider motivating yourself by money. Paying Off Debt.