Budget, Debt, Financial Planning

How I Paid Off $10K in Credit Card Debt in 6 Months

I’ve been wanting to write this post for a couple of months. It seems like something I should have started writing when we actually started saving and paying off our credit card debt. But at the time, we were still figuring out how to do it, experimenting, and engaging in perpetual planning and calculation. I’ve… Read More How I Paid Off $10K in Credit Card Debt in 6 Months

Debt, Grad School, Professional

The Beginning of Our Debt Story

Nobody wants to talk about debt. Consumer debt is the taboo topic of personal finance, but it’s becoming more difficult to find a recent college grad who hasn’t incurred some student debt along the way. People will say, “But that’s good debt–an investment in your future!” But with predatory lending, tuition hikes, and less funding for students,… Read More The Beginning of Our Debt Story