Not Impressed With Our Debt – Week 38 of 80 -Who’s Paying the Bills?

Who pays the bills in your household? For us it’s obviously me since I am blogging about it but recently I have had a few conversations with people about their bill paying practices. One point from these conversations has been coming up more frequently. That point is are both you and your spouse or significantContinue reading “Not Impressed With Our Debt – Week 38 of 80 -Who’s Paying the Bills?”

Not Impressed with our Debt – Week 35 of 80

It’s been a stressful month in lots of ways but being at week 35 of our 80 week debt paying challenge, I expected it. We are to the point in our debt payoff that each week we get closer to blowing this thing wide open but it’s a delicate balance as well. Two weeks agoContinue reading “Not Impressed with our Debt – Week 35 of 80”

Not Impressed with our Debt – Week #33 of 80 – Paying off the Home Equity Status

I am determined to pay off our Home Equity this month. We only had $1900 left to pay on it and this week our Federal Tax refund came in so I pay $543 right to the principal of the loan. Right now the balance is about $1346. Keep in mind that figure is not actuallyContinue reading “Not Impressed with our Debt – Week #33 of 80 – Paying off the Home Equity Status”

Not Impressed With Our Debt – Weeks 28-30 of 80- Home Equity Loan

Home Equity Loans can be wonderful things if you are doing a major project on your home, like renovating your kitchen. A new kitchen adds value to your home but unfortunately when you take out a home equity loan just to consolidate debt you don’t have a pretty new kitchen to show for it. WeContinue reading “Not Impressed With Our Debt – Weeks 28-30 of 80- Home Equity Loan”

Not Impressed With Our Debt – Weeks 24-27 – Up to Date Results

Hi all! I looked back to see the last time I posted a monthly result and I haven’t posted results since October! Yikes! Sorry about that. Between Christmas shopping bills and property tax bills that came due in January I am a little behind in paying off debt but I do have some progress toContinue reading “Not Impressed With Our Debt – Weeks 24-27 – Up to Date Results”

Not Impressed With Our Debt – Weeks 22 -23 -Rearranging

It’s been an interesting two weeks. I didn’t think I would get much extra debt paid off this month because I have Town/County taxes to pay, our planes tickets for our trip to Ireland to save for and now these medical bills which just got bigger today. But get this… we had an unexpected surgeContinue reading “Not Impressed With Our Debt – Weeks 22 -23 -Rearranging”

Not Impressed With Our Debt -Weeks 18 -21

I survived the holiday baking season. The only thing I can say without going into details is that it was awful by the end and I am so glad it’s over! Terrible to say that isn’t it? During that time though I am happy to report a very good thing and very bummed to reportContinue reading “Not Impressed With Our Debt -Weeks 18 -21”

Not Impressed With Our Debt – Week 16 & 17 – Take Care of Yourself

The last two weeks have been eye opening for me. If you have not suffered from anxiety, panic attacks and/or had large amounts of stress in your life consider yourself lucky. While working to pay down our debt (which is stressful enough) Life has thrown us multiple curve balls since September. When people are underContinue reading “Not Impressed With Our Debt – Week 16 & 17 – Take Care of Yourself”

Week 15 of 80 – Not Impressed With Our Debt – Buying on Autopilot

As we get older we tend to get more forgetful they say. I say we are just getting more and more distracted by stuff around us. We women especially have so many things going through our brains that we tend to do things on autopilot. Am I right ladies? A great example of this autopilotContinue reading “Week 15 of 80 – Not Impressed With Our Debt – Buying on Autopilot”

Week 14 of 80 – Not Impressed With Our Debt – October 2018 Results

October has been a much more productive month in terms of paying down our debt. In September we had to pay our school taxes and when you are living paycheck to paycheck saving for them is tough. With those taxes behind us for another year I was able to make bigger payments on that darnContinue reading “Week 14 of 80 – Not Impressed With Our Debt – October 2018 Results”

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