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Debt Free BONUS!!

Last month, I did a write up of our Debt Free Scream on The Dave Ramsey Show. Dave usually asks lots of questions to shape the story in these segments. I kind of just…talked the whole time. So, with my … Continue reading

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Debt Free and Free to Be!!

Imagine standing in front of a camera, talking to your personal hero about a major life milestone, knowing that your image and story are going out across the entire nation in front of an audience of millions. Think you might … Continue reading

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Charts, Lies, and Student Loans

A good friend of mine recently linked on Facebook to a chart from Stomp Out Student Loans illustrating how many hours per day a student would have to work to pay for tuition at Yale while making minimum wage, both … Continue reading

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The “Emergency Roth” Fallacy

In the last year, a dangerous fad has taken root in mainstream personal finance theory that I’ve dubbed the “Emergency Roth” (trademark pending). The basic premise is to use a Roth IRA to save an emergency fund. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Five Year House-iversary!

I’ll start this post off with two words I’ve been waiting a long time to say. They aren’t the BIG words we’re looking forward to (that being “D-E-B-T-F-R-E-E”) but they’re mighty important all the same. Those words are; “Four Digits”. … Continue reading

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Star Wars Day Lessons From Dave “Yoda” Ramsey

In honor of May 4th, Star Wars Day, I thought it would be fun to tie Dave Ramsey — our financial “Yoda” — to The Force, Wookies, and blowing up the Death Star. Beware the “Debt Side”: Debt is like … Continue reading

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Curtains and Calzones: Baby Prep

Though we still have roughly 7 weeks to go before Baby arrives, I can’t seem to stop preparing for their arrival. I’m on a roll and pregnancy can’t stop me now! On top of the continuous nursery prep, I’ve decided … Continue reading

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