Our First Mortgage Free Anniversary

Success is a moving target. You’ve heard that line before, and I’m sure you’ve experienced the realization that it’s very true. And if you follow Dave Ramsey’s Baby Steps, you know that the cap and gown moment of all of those years of work comes with your final mortgage payment. When you can finally say …

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Free Zero-Based Budget Template

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. You guys have been asking for it, and I’m finally providing it – a free zero-based budget template. It is based on the budget that I designed for my husband and myself after we got married (view it here), but I tweaked it in …

10 Books That Got Me Through My Debt Free Journey

This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure policy for more information. It’s been six months to the day since we became 100% debt free! To celebrate, I wanted to share ten of the most influential books I read during our 17-month journey of paying off our mortgage. I recommend these books to anyone starting …

Everything You Need to Know About Sinking Funds

This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. Dollar-cost averaging, net worth, index funds, baby steps, the list goes on.  When making the decision to take control of your money, it seems like there is an endless amount of new terms and phrases to become familiar with.  Join any Instagram community …