Becoming Debt-Free: Defining Big Goals

Step Two: Define Your Goal You’re probably thinking, “That’s easy! My goal is to be debt free. Why is this even a step?” Hold your horses there! This is probably the most important determinant of how successful you will be in becoming debt-free! We need to take a few minutes and properly outline what the goal is. Well-defined problems have well-defined solutions and “I want … Continue reading Becoming Debt-Free: Defining Big Goals

Becoming Debt-Free: Confronting Debt

To paraphrase Tolstoy: “All debt-free families are alike; each indebted family is indebted in its own way.” There are many ways to get out of debt, but the key is to find the one that works for you. So what’s the game plan? Step One: Don’t Be Intimidated No matter how you came to be in debt, don’t be intimidated by it. You can do … Continue reading Becoming Debt-Free: Confronting Debt

Dear Sister

You inspired me to start this blog. For the longest time, I had kept all of my discoveries and struggles in navigating personal finance to myself, unless someone brought it up. Unfortunately, in society broadly, there is a large reluctance to discuss personal finance with anyone, so my interactions were limited to a few friends. I believe this reluctance arises because money seems like a … Continue reading Dear Sister