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What’s Next

I’ve pretty much given up on trying to reduce our expenses. We’re fortunate to be able to save a lot of money in addition to meeting our obligations so I’ve decided not to worrry about it. However, I am concerned about debt reduction, specifically our mortgage. I want Mr. Savvy and I to be able […]

Finally!

photo credit: smemon87 Three years and two months after we purchased my car, it is finally paid for!  Needless to say, I’m starting to save for the next car NOW.  Seriously and literally.  The plan was to have the car paid off by next month but I received THREE expected sums of money last week […]

Almost There!

photo credit: dview.us I’m so close I can taste it.  Today is payday so I sent a chunk of money to the car loan.  God willing, I should make the last payment in two weeks.  Though I haven’t been as good as I could be (still don’t bring my lunch to work), I’ve done a […]

Almost There

In a mere five weeks, I will finally have my car paid off.  Three years and three months after I bought it.  I love my car but having a car payment got old QUICKLY.  Needless to say, I want to pay for the next one with cash.  After the car is paid off, I will […]

Happy New Year

photo credit: jurvetson Happy New Year to everyone! The partying is over and now it’s time to head back into reality. I start back at work and school on Monday. I didn’t make any resolutions but I do have a few financial goals for 2010. Unfortunately, I may be stymied by the fact that our […]

Eight Steps You Can Take to Eliminate Debt

Debt reduction is a concern for many people. Here are eight steps you can take to get your debt under control.   Don’t accumulate new debt! Cut up those credit cards or file them away in a drawer. Put them in a bowl of water in the freezer if you have to. The first step […]