Tag: student loans

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 …

Getting Out of Debt

Chase Bank Just Paid $2,000 of My Student Loans!

I didn’t have a credit card until I was 27. I grew up indoctrinated by the Dave Ramsey’s of the world who said that credit cards were evil and should be avoided at all costs. While I greatly respect Dave and follow many of his principles, I disagree with him when it comes to credit …