Category Archives: Debt

From Financial Dumpster Fire to FIRE Pursuant

Long time readers know that we were not in a good place before we got serious about turning our financial life around. But I don’t think I have shared all the parts that contributed to our situation or “Financial Dumpster Fire” as I like to call it. The story is a little on the long side,… Read More »

The Best Financial Strategy You Can Use

Today’s guest post comes from Thias. Thias is a husband, father, and CPA from Wisconsin who blogs about pursuing financial freedom and a remarkable life over at It Pays Dividends. If you read a lot about personal finance, you begin to see that there are A LOT of different strategies, techniques, and tools you can… Read More »

How We Saved over $20,000 with a Mortgage Refinance

Mortgage Interest Rates dropping over the last year to historic lows have presented a unique opportunity to consider a Mortgage Refinance. Knowing we could potentially save thousands of dollars on one of our biggest expenses, I finally decided to get my act together. Our Current Mortgage We were on the unlucky side when we locked in on… Read More »

You’re Debt Free, What’s Next?

Allan Liwanag is a personal finance blogger who paid off at least $40K debt and saved $70K in 2.5 years. An analyst by day and dedicated blogger by night, he loves to share his thoughts – based on his research and experience – on topics related to family, life, and money. He owns The Practical Saver.… Read More »

Should I Invest or Pay Down Debt?

Should I invest or pay down debt? I have had this question come in through a few emails and it always comes up in personal finance conversations. Before we get to far into the question itself, I want to highlight that simply asking this question shows that you are on the right path. If you aren’t… Read More »