My financial epiphany has been more of gradual progression rather than a single ‘aha!’ moment. A handful of events each lighting my pathway to financial independence. One of these moments happened when I came to the realization that everything you own is garbage.
Archives for May 2016
Note to self: A quick reminder to yourself on this gray, drizzly morning in Seattle. As you prepare to trade another week of your life for a paycheck, don’t forget that money, like all of your other possessions, is just a thing. Money gets old and wears out, and just like that car sitting in your garage, even your money loses value over time.
I still owe about
$7,000 in student loan debt. Once that loan is gone I’ll be 100% debt free. I can’t wait to become debt free!
Actually, I suppose I can wait become debt free because I’m not paying off my student loan debt early. I wish I would have done a better job of minimizing my student loan before I needed to borrow money, but it’s too late for that.
Here’s why I’m not going to attack this debt like I’ve done with other debts in the past.