2013: It was Fun While It Lasted

If there is one word I can use to describe 2013, it would be "blessed." I am so incredibly happy with how this year has turned out. 2013 has definitely brought a major upswing in our lives, and I cannot ... Read More...

Is being Debt-Free the Best Decision?

After paying off $12,000+ toward student loans in a single day, Eric and I found ourselves just $6,600 shy of being completely debt-free. Paying off the student loans pretty much wiped our house down payment savings account, but we still think ... Read More...

Scaring debt away on Halloween

I hope everyone had a wonderful Halloween yesterday! My company gets really into it, and I was happy that most of my department dressed up. This was my pregnant nun costume: And these were some of the, um, creative, entries in the pumpkin ... Read More...

Where our Finances Stand

I've sort of taken a break from talking about our finances, because frankly, it's exhausting saying the same thing over and over again. It's also apparent that we're not making as much progress this year as we did last year. ... Read More...

His debt, Her debt, Our debt

When you get married, does his and her debt all of a sudden become our debt? Perhaps if you decide to keep separate checking accounts, it’s a lot easier to keep debt separated. But if one partner has a lot ... Read More...