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4 Timeless Principles For Absolutely Crushing Your Debt

“Some debts are fun when you are acquiring them, but none are fun when you set about retiring them.” - Ogden Nash

 

Think about it. How many credit card offers show up in your mailbox over the course of a month... How about...

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The Incomparable Feeling Of Being Debt Free

So, what does it feel like to be completely debt free? In a word, "awesome", but it certainly wasn't easy getting here.

You see, in terms of my financial life, I was just like most Americans about a dozen years ago. 

There was WAY more...

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How To Abandon "Upscaling" And Dump Your Debt

So, "what is upscaling", you ask? You actually already know what it is because you (and I) are voluntarily participating in it, whether you realize it or not.

Nevertheless, "upscaling" does deserve a proper definition.

Why? Precisely because...

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4 Guaranteed Ways Avoid Budget Burnout

When you're approaching budgeting mastery, avoiding budget burnout is definitely something you want to focus on. 

The process of learning how to budget can be intense and difficult, especially when you’re getting started. But, once you...

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The Truth About Network Marketing (MLM) When You're Destroying Debt

Will network marketing help me eliminate my debt faster?

The short answer: In almost all cases the answer is a resolute "no".

I'll go into the nuances of why I believe this in the post, but I wanted to give the short and sweet answer for those...

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Student Loans And How To Not Hate Your Future Self

A Note About This Post

This post is a little longer and more in-depth than most of my more "typical" ones. That's because it is meant to be a comprehensive guide to help you navigate the student loan phenomenon and, more importantly, how to not...

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The Awful Truth About Debt Consolidation Services

"88% of people who pursue debt consolidation continue the negative habit pattern of not budgeting, overspending and go even further into debt." - Dave Ramsey

I’ve had several students reach out to me recently about this particular subject.

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I'm In Debt. Should I Start A Side Hustle?

This week’s post comes directly out of an interaction I recently had with a subscriber.

And by the way before we even get started, the answer to this question is always, “absolutely, yes you should start a side hustle!” 

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Are You Caught Between "I'm Paying Off Debt" And "You Only Live Once"?

If you have red blood flowing through your veins, you likely have had this conflict bouncing around in your head: "I'm paying off debt" and “you only live once”.

It's not surprising and don't worry, you're not weird, at least not yet...

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What To Do With Extra Budget Money When You're Getting Out Of Debt

Congratulations, you've got "extra" money!

If you’re reading this that probably means making some headway in your debt elimination process.

You've got extra budget money, awesome! Keep up the good work!

This likely means you’re...

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