Put Your Whole Heart into Your Debt Repayment

“Life is going to give you just what you put into it. Put your whole heart in everything you do.”  - Vivian Baxter I love this quote. It’s so true too! Today we are going to take a little trip back in time… I don’t think I’ve ever mentioned this on the blog but before […]

Debt Repayment Update

End of March 2014 Debt Repayment Update

Happy Monday Friends! March was an expensive month for me for these reasons: – I lost my $124 March monthly transit pass on March 8th so I had to buy 2 individual ticket booklets to last me the remaining 3 weeks of the month at a costly $65. – I bought a pair of J. […]

Ditch that debt guilt

Ditch that Debt Guilt

Raise your hand if you have ever felt guilty about your debt? It’s not a good feeling is it? So why is it so hard to ditch that debt guilt? In the past, I often had these questions running through my head when I thought about my debt: “Why did I wait so long after […]

Debt Repayment Update

End of February 2014 Debt Repayment Update

February is a short month and the end of it just kinda snuck up on me by surprise but nevertheless  it’s time for my end of month debt repayment update! I say it with such enthusiasm but to be honest, I’m not that thrilled with this month’s debt repayment update… Sooo not thrilled that I almost didn’t […]

Dear Debt

Care About Your Debt Because No One Else Will

Do you ever get those infamous “Nigerian Prince” emails in your spam folder that makes you wonder why some people actually fall for this craziness? It’s so bad, it’s sad because if there weren’t people actually falling for these “quick and easy” money schemes, then the promise of a piece of the Prince’s riches wouldn’t still be floating around the internet in […]

Debt Repayment Update

End of January 2014 Debt Repayment Update

One of my 14 for 2014 goals was to pay $20,000 towards my student loan debt by the end of the year. For all you number nerds out there, that’s an average of $1,666/month. Challenging, but doable right??? *Spoiler Alert Ahead* I did not reach that goal my first month into the new year. The main reason being life giving […]

2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back

2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back

2 STEPS FORWARD, 1 STEP BACK…IS STILL 1 STEP FORWARD! If I had to describe in one word what the debt repayment journey feels like, I would say… it’s a  #neverendingbumpyroad It doesn’t matter if you owe $10,000 or $100,000 – any amount will feel like forever to pay off. The journey itself is also guaranteed […]

My 2014 Debt Repayment Plan

Catchy Title eh? I bet most of you are thinking you will see some colorful pie charts, fancy bar graphs, motivating line graphs, or sexy spreadsheets analyzing down to the tiniest detail my 2014 debt repayment plan. I hope I don’t disappoint too many of you (although longtime GMD readers will know that charts, graphs, […]

2 Common Debt Myths Debunked

We all know that paying off debt is 90% mindset and 10% numbers. Or something like that. Before I started this blog and became serious about aggressively paying off my debt I had 2 big misconceptions about debt that I’m sure many people have as well. Today I am here to “debunk” these 2 common […]

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