Pay Off Debt Together

Paying Off Debt as a Couple

Last week I was talking about how sometimes it can be hard to stay motivated while paying down debt. We received our tax refund and while it would be so tempting to use that money for some fun, we decided to use most of it on paying down the student loan. As I shared some […]

How to Stay Focused with Paying Off Debt

Today is a good day. As I went to check our accounts and schedule some payments, I noticed that our federal and state tax refunds finally came in. Like I mentioned Monday, we sat down and chatted about what we wanted to do with the money. It didn’t take too long as we were both on the same […]

The Debt Movement – $10 Million in 90 Days Challenge

I mentioned one of our goals for the year is to pay down our student loan. If you looking at doing the same, getting rid of your debt, you may be interested in a movement that is brewing in the personal finance community – The Debt Movement. What is the Debt Movement? I’m sure you’re […]

Finding More Money to Pay Down Loans

Time for an update on our student loan project! May was great with cash only lunch challenge I had with myself. I managed to cut my eating out budget by more than half. I had so much fun doing it, I’m continuing it this month and beyond. Scheduling Regular and Bonus Payments Since we’ve been […]

Student Loan Project: Change with Our Payments

It’s been a month since I shared our progress with the student loan project. We have one student loan between us and its our only non-mortgage debt left. It is time to focus on paying it down faster. I’m using any after-tax revenue generated from My Financial Reviews to pay down the student loan faster. The idea here is […]

Student Loan Project: 2nd Month Update

Another month since I shared our progress with the student loan project. We have one student loan between us and its our only non-mortgage debt left and its time to focus on paying it down faster. Right now regular scheduled payments paying around $150/month. I’m using any after tax revenue generated from My Financial Reviews to pay down […]

Why Prioritize Paying Down Your Debts

I love reading comments from others showing how they’ve been able to achieve their goals, asking an insightful question, or those wanting to offer a well thought out counter argument. It makes Couple Money a stronger site and more useful.  I want to thank all of you who take the time to leave a thoughtful comment. Sometimes, though, I get comments […]

What Debt Will You Conquer in 2012?

There’s been a slight change for one of our 2012 financial goals. I know it’s only the first month, but I feel like I should adjust it to reflect a new opportunity. As regular readers know, we have one student loan between us and its our only non-mortgage debt left. Right now we’re paying around $150/month. Per our […]