Not Another Money Statistic: Lessons We Wish We Learned in High School

This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure policy for more information. Two of my favorite bloggers wrote and published a book together. Can we just take a moment to appreciate how monumental that accomplishment is?! They published a book! I have been compiling notes endlessly for months for a book that I have yet …

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We’re Debt Free!

I knew already that I wanted to be Ellie. My love for this name stems from childhood. My mom and I shared the same initials, LMA, which she always said sounded like “Elly May” (the blonde from The Beverly Hillbillies) when pronounced out loud. However, I had no idea for a last name. Recently acquiring …

Debt Payoff Report: Month 15

This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure policy for more information. Guys, we have one month left in this year. What are you going to do with it? As for me, I’m going to end the year the same way I started it – with the goal of paying off my house. November was …

Debt Payoff Report: Month 14

This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure policy for more information. I’ve been a little quiet the past month, but I have a huge announcement. OUR MORTGAGE BALANCE IS IN THE TEENS! We were able to swing $3,139.24 in principal in October, bringing us to a balance of $19,739.44. We have paid $42,883.67 in …

Weekly Podcast Recap: Week 9

Happy Fall! Below are the podcast episodes I listened to this past week. Two new additions are The Tim Ferriss Show (his interview with Bill Burr is absolutely hilarious) and Financial Mentor. Be sure to check them out! General Personal Finance   Listen Money Matters Invest or Pay Off Debt? That is the Question. Duration: …

Our One Year Anniversary of the Start of Our Mortgage Free Journey

This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure policy for more information. Today is our one year anniversary! Okay, our one year anniversary was in April. But this is almost even more exciting! August was our 12th straight month of using every cent of my husband’s income as principal payments on our mortgage while living …