Ours is a story of Februarys. February 2015 ~ The beginning of our debt free journey. The point in time we realized the ship was sinking. We were $72,938.60 in debt and had no idea where our money was going. February 2016 ~ After clinging to our sinking ship for 12 months, and trying desperately… Continue reading #FindTheMoneyProject Take 2
weirdlifeofus #FCFSpendingFreeze How much did you save? Our pantry challenge saved us $125 this week! If we do this once a month, we will net $1,500 by the end of the year! 💰 Enough for a nice little holiday as a reward for eating all the food we had already purchased! 😂 Sounds silly, but… Continue reading FCF Spending Freeze ~ Recap!
We’re taking a leaf out of Jordan Page’s book this week & we’re on a Spending Freeze! WHAT’S A SPENDING FREEZE? I hear you ask. Basically, you take a pantry challenge and marry it off with a No Spend Week, and voilà SPENDING FREEZE! No groceries, No fuel in the car, No eating out,… Continue reading Stop, Drop and Freeze!
Our December totals are in! Starting debt: – $7,515.99 Finishing: +$6,580.09 in savings!! Total paid off: $7,515.99 + Savings!! If you missed our huge announcement on December 3rd WE’RE DEBT FREE!! And I know you’re adding 7515.99 and 6580.09 together and going What The Fruit Tingle! No it wasn’t a magic $14k month! Let… Continue reading December 2016 Snowball Update
This a question that has plagued many an Aussie Dave Ramsey follower. Should I include my HECS / Fee-HELP debt into my Debt Snowball? According to Dave, all non-mortgage debt is to be paid off in BS2 (Baby Step 2 – “Pay off all your debt expect the house”) But HECS / Fee-Help loans work… Continue reading To HECS or Not To HECS – that is the Debt Snowball question!