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I'm so happy you dropped by here at my personal finance website. I try to write personal finance stories going through life with 2 girls. I aim to inspire, motivate, and educate while laughing along the way beating debt and building wealth.
Personal finance has been a passion of mine since my wife and I took Financial Peace University back in August 2011. You can read our entire story here. Since then, we've paid off all of our debt other than our home mortgage, totaling over $27,000 over 2 years. We've continued to work the FPU baby steps and now have a fully funded emergency fund as well as are actively investing.
This website aims to inspire you by sharing our net worth reports, motivate you by sharing different stories of people winning with money and educate you with informative personal finance articles that are easy to read and relate to with actionable content that you can put into place right away.
I hope that you will grab a cup of your favorite beverage, mine is coffee flavored with french vanilla creamer, and read and take action on the information that's being shared here! Hopefully, as you learn to get control of your finances as well, you will share your story to help motivate and inspire others as well. We are here to learn from one another and I can't wait to hear your input on any of our posts in the comments section of your favorite posts!
Need something to read? Check out our latest posts below!
For June, we saw a mixed bag in our investments. Our emergency fund grew and we were positive for the month, reaching a new high on our net worth journey!
Ever been so broke that you couldn’t afford groceries? Vanessa has. Find out how she changed and is now working toward debt freedom and how you can as well.
May is in the books! Investments grew, the mortgage got knocked down a little more, and we survived another month! Get the details here.
Receiving bills when it’s impossible to pay them, pressure from creditors and uncertainty about the future can lead to sleepless nights and days filled with worry. After filing bankruptcy, it’s time to take steps to ease your mind & reduce your worry. Breathe a sigh of relief and begin moving forward with these 5 tips.