Financial Fridays: Make Your Plan to Destroy Debt

Step 1 to destroy debt is to make a plan

Note: Those links in here? I may make a little bit of money if you sign up using them. That money helps me keep the site running. For more information, please read my disclaimer. Welcome to Financial Fridays #4! Over the next 3 weeks – every Friday from now until the end of 2017 – I’m going to share posts that will help you paint a picture of your financial life today and set you up for a prosperous 2018. We’ll touch on topics ranging from income and expenses to net worth, debt, career advice, and setting goals. These are some of the steps Kristin and I have taken to help set ourselves up to be able to afford our […]

Continue Reading

Financial Fridays: Master your Credit Report and Score

Do you know what cards are on your credit report?

Note: Those links in here? I may make a little bit of money if you sign up using them. That money helps me keep the site running. For more information, please read my disclaimer. Welcome to Financial Fridays #3! Over the next 5 weeks – every Friday from now until the end of 2017 – I’m going to share posts that will help you paint a picture of your financial life today and set you up for a prosperous 2018. We’ll touch on topics ranging from income and expenses to net worth, debt, career advice, and setting goals. These are some of the steps Kristin and I have taken to help set ourselves up to be able to afford our […]

Continue Reading

Financial Fridays: Net Worth – Take Stock Of Your Assets and Debts

You can calculate your net worth with paper and a computer or phone

Welcome to Financial Fridays #2! Over the next 6 weeks – every Friday from now until the end of 2017 – I’m going to share posts that will help you paint a picture of your financial life today and set you up for a prosperous 2018. We’ll touch on topics ranging from income and expenses to net worth, debt, career advice, and setting goals. These are some of the steps Kristin and I have taken to help set ourselves up to be able to afford our dream wedding, dream house, and plan for early retirement. Of course, a healthy dose of privilege helps and I’d be remiss to not mention how fortunate we’ve been in that regard. If you’re looking […]

Continue Reading

Paying Off $250,000 of Debt And Full Of Doubts

paying off debt

You guys! I have an awesome guest post this Friday from the one and only Mrs Picky Pincher. Mrs PP is a frequent reader of MwM and one of my favorite bloggers! Mrs. Picky Pincher is the blogger and money-saving maven at Picky Pinchers. She writes about paying off debt while living the good life.  Today she’s sharing a bit of her back story and some of the battles she and her husband have been going through on their journey to knock out a quarter million dollars of debt. Back in the summer of 2015, I was newly married and spectacularly clueless about money. Even though I was flushing my earnings down the toilet in the form of Starbucks and salon […]

Continue Reading

Credit Score Primer

Knowing what makes up your credit score is important for more than just applying for credit cards.

Note: Those links in here? I may make a little bit of money if you sign up using them. That money helps me keep the site running. For more information, please read my disclaimer. No matter what some people say, having good credit and keeping an eye on your credit score is important. Even if you are planning to buy your car in cash, never want to own a home, and buy everything with your debit card or cash, it’s still something you shouldn’t neglect! Like it or not, your credit score is often times what defines you to many types of organizations. When you sign up for electrical service, the electric company will often pull your credit to see […]

Continue Reading