From Real Money Robert …
I’m outlining several of the largest financial mistakes of my life. Click here and hopefully you can avoid the same mistakes I made and save a ton of money!
From Ellie Mondelli …
Two years ago today, I published my very first blog post titled We are Paying Off Our Mortgage in Two Years. This is How.
That post led to me finding friends who would later become the debt free community, which led to me finding the bloggers and podcasters of the FI/RE movement, which led me to make it a point to live on less than half of our income, which is enabling us to start a new goal today: Saving $100,000 to purchase our first rental property in cash in two years.
This Camp FIRE Contributor article was written by Good Nelly
Paying down debt is one of the major criteria to reach financial independence. You can’t repay your entire debt overnight. You have to be patient. There will be times when your progress will be slow and you’ll have to stay motivated until you’ve repaid that last cent.
Debt sucks. Here are six ways you can stay patient and motivated while paying down debt.
From Deanna (Ms. FIology) via The Dave Ramsey Show…
“Deanna, the woman behind the personal finance website Ms. FIology, joins Dave Ramsey live and in-person on his show to give a bit of background on her powerful story and to give her debt free scream!
Deana paid off over $47,000 in debt in three years. This was after defeating some of her own personal demons and becoming sober!
Take a few minutes to watch this amazing and inspiring video (which begins with Deanna’s appearance and goes to about the 23 minute mark). When your done watching this, head over to Ms. FIology to learn more about Deana and her personal journey.
A recent financial study found that 74% of Americans felt ‘at least okay’ about their finances. That’s not too bad! But this is the exact same study that also found nearly half of all American’s couldn’t afford to cover a $400 emergency.
How can the majority of people in the US feel good about their finances, but nearly half couldn’t cover an unexpected $400 expense?