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How to Find Financial Role Models

How to Find Financial Role Models

I deeply believe that friends help friends dump debt. That good habits rub off. That you’re most like the 5 people you spend the most time around. These friends may just be the financial role models you need in your life. These may be cliches (I’m trying to turn the first into one personally), but...

How a $10K Investment Turned into $73,000 in 2 Years

How a $10K Investment Turned into $73,000 in 2 Years

Hey #teamdebtfree! We closed on the sale of a rental property with a unique story yesterday and profited $73,000 after owning it for just over 2 years. In 2018, we purchased two houses. My F.I.R.E. (financial independence / retire early) dreams include purchasing 2 properties per year that profit $500/month. If we maintain this pace,...

6 Ways to Save More of Your Hard Earned Cash

6 Ways to Save More of Your Hard Earned Cash

After a great conversation with a friend at church this weekend about the challenges of managing cash flow period and as a couple more specifically, this post seems spot on. The key to making headway on financial goals is controlling your spending. Common budget areas that are tricky to manage are food/groceries, entertainment, and unexpected...

Handling Debt When You Lose a Job

Handling Debt When You Lose a Job

Losing a job is devastating, especially if it’s unexpected. When you aren’t earning a regular salary, it’s easy to become mired in frustration and anxiety as you watch your debt grow. In this situation it’s important not to get overwhelmed looking at the downsides – you’ve got to take action, and quickly. According to Bruce...