Tag: getting out of debt

Financial Independence, Getting Out of Debt

Debt Destruction Progress – Part 2

It’s hard to believe that it’s been two years since I buckled down and got serious about destroying my debt and pursuing financial independence. I’ve made a ton of what I would have called sacrifices, but in reality, it’s hard to call them sacrifices anymore. I sold my car, moved in with roommates, sold a …

Getting Out of Debt, Life

Debt Destruction Progress – Part 1

If I’m being honest with you right now, writing this post is intimidating. It’s the first of periodic Debt updates that I’ll be posting on the blog. By going public with my debt burden, I’m not only sharing personal details about my finances, but I’m also opening myself up to criticism and accountability. It’s even …

Financial Independence, Getting Out of Debt, Life, Saving Money

My Matrix Moment

In 1999, a sci-fi movie called The Matrix hit theaters and became a pop culture phenomenon. The special effects–which were incredible–drew people in, but the the story–which was intricate and compelling–had people leaving the theater buzzing. The main character in the film, Neo, slowly starts to sense that something is off. He begins to discover …