Which Debt Should You Pay Off First?

Debt, much like Jean-Ralphio’s sister Mona-Lisa, is literally the worst. It sucks up your money, causes stress and can hurt things like your credit score. The worst! I know you want to pay off all your debt ASAP. When you have different kinds of debt though, which should be the first to go? The number […]

Love, Marriage, and Debt

Today we have a guest post from blogger, Katie Martens. Katie blogs over at Eat, Drink, and Remodel and is here to tell us about her experience with Love, Marriage, and Debt. Take it away Katie! When I attended law school, I didn’t think much of the financial consequences of taking out loans to pay […]

Fighting My Way Out of Debt

Today’s guest post is from my new blogger friend, Kat. Enjoy! Debt sucks….period!! I wished we all lived in a world where no one had debt! Wouldn’t that be awesome? But for now, let’s come back down to earth where most people that I know have some form of debt. Some common types include student […]

How to Deal with Marrying into Debt

Today we have a lovely guest post from Ali Lawrence. Take it away Ali! When my husband asked me to marry him, I was ecstatic! He was, and is, one of the funniest guys I know. His ability to make me laugh was one of the reasons I fell in love with him in the […]

How Being in Debt Should Change Your Mindset

Today’s post is from Chonce, a new personal finance blogger working her way out of $30,000 of debt. When it comes to managing and improving your finances, setting a suitable budget, saving part of your income, and beginning to invest are certainly helpful money management skills. However these basic skills will not be the main […]

Landslide into Debt – Help a Reader Get Out

Today we have a guest post for you from Dom. Dom and her hubby are working to get their finances back on track after some unfortunate, and expensive, events this year. If you can provide some friendly and helpful advice in the comments, she’d greatly appreciate it! Hubs and I have reached the tipping point. We […]

Paying Off Debt When You Make Peanuts

Today we have a guest post from Kara. She’s here to tell you how she’s managing to pay off her debt despite a very low income. I make almost no money. I made $22,253 this year and will make around $23,000 next year. I have 4 part-time jobs that add up to this sad little […]

Paying Off $24,000 of Debt

Today we have a guest post from one of our readers, Will. He is excited to tell about how he got out of $24,000 of debt and lived to tell the tale. In November 2013, I found myself with about $13,000 in debt. Well, kind of. I owed 13,000 actual debt dollars (Grad School, credit […]

Things I am Doing to Get Out of Debt

I’ve talked plenty on this blog about the things I do (or have done) that might make me a bad PF blogger, but the truth is there are things I’ve given up to help me lower my spending, stick to my budget, and pay off debt. Today I want to highlight a few things I’ve […]

4 Things I WOULDN’T Do to Save Money

‘Round these parts, we’re all about making more money, saving money, and trying to kill our debt. But that doesn’t mean we do things that could end up being featured on TLC’s Extreme Cheapskates. We’re not that crazy frugal! After all, I’ve confessed numerous times that I’m a bad PF blogger. With that in mind, here […]