Pay Attention to Your Credit Score as You Pay Down Debt

This is a guest post from Pinyo of Moolanomy about the personal finance side of things. Enjoy!   One of the biggest barriers to becoming a millionaire is high-interest consumer debt. While some types of debt, such as modest business debt or real estate debt, can help you leverage your capital to create lasting wealth…

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The Millionaire Next Door

The Millionaire Next Door just recently released a new edition, and I was sent a review copy. Instead of just giving you an overview of the book I want to take out the specific themes that we all need to be reminded of. If you want a comprehensive review take a look at these: Trent…

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How I Paid Off Over $70,000 in Debt and Quit My Job

Here is a quick history on what my husband and I did to pay off over $70,000 in debt in a year and how I quit my job even though I made over 2/3rds of our income!   Our debt: Honda Civic $19,300 Student Loan 1 $3,400 Student Loan 2 $22,780 Home Equity Loan $24,560…

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Tips on How to Buy a Used Car

We just recently purchased a 7 passenger Ford Explorer. Buying a car tends to consume your life while you are doing it. You notice cars everywhere. You pay attention to the feel of the seats, and hurt your neck trying to look at used car dealerships when you pass. Here are a few tips on…

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Carnival of Money Stories

Welcome to the Carnival Of Money Stories Labor Day Edition! I used to love Labor Day. My excitement would increase as I got closer to the three day weekend. I thought, “A Sunday night that I didn’t have to dread going into work the next day, yay!” Now, it’s completely different. I love working. My…

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Gather Your Data: Debt and Net Worth Worksheets

So the last post in this series involved how to be honest. Being honest means facing up to the facts and accepting them for what they are. Here is your chance! This is the part that everyone hates. Who wants to know how much debt they are in? Who wants to know that they have…

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