Tagged: debt free

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Sick of Living in the Fast Lane? Welcome to Freedom!

Life in the Fast Lane is Exciting, but filled with Stress and Risk. Driving in the fast lane can be a white-knuckle thrill ride on certain highways – if you’re into that sort of thing. Weaving in and out of traffic, and keeping a sharp eye out for that cop sitting just out of sight. The adrenaline rush that comes...

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Have You Ever Been Debt Free?

Our Culture Has Been Brainwashed to Think Debt is Ok. Being in debt is normal. And a debt free person is an anomaly.  There. I said it. And you hear. . . err . . . or read it. You’re in debt, and I’m in debt. It’s the definition of normal. Some of us have more or less debt than...

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Forget Paycheck to Paycheck! Are You Living Payment to Payment?

Do You Find it Hard to Keep Track of Your Many Payments? You’ve heard the common phrase, “Living paycheck to paycheck”. I would submit that for most of us it’s not the paycheck that’s the problem. It’s on the other side of the balance sheet where we get into trouble. You see, we’re living payment-to-payment. Related: The Payment Syndrome is...

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Is a Debt Free Life Really the Ultimate Goal?

While You’re Chasing Your Money Goals, are You Still Living Your Life? I’ve written fairly extensively about becoming debt free. My family still has a mortgage remaining. And we have no other consumer debt of any kind. We have more than 50% equity in our house, and our net worth is trending up. We’re well on our way towards a...

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Can Focus be Your Most Powerful Debt Destroying Tool?

The Power of Singular Focus Over Multitasking. Would you consider yourself to be a good multi-tasker? Do you find yourself juggling multiple tasks throughout the day. I certainly have. In my job, I often have multiple projects at various stages. And I find myself jumping from one to another often feeling like I’m not making progress on any of them....

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I’ve Had Enough! I’m Destroying My Mortgage Debt Now!

My mortgage has been a chain around my neck too long. I’m ready to be rid of it. So I’m trying to pay off my mortgage as quickly as possible. Being debt-free, really debt-free, is something my wife and I have set up as a goal for us. I wanted to go through some of my reasoning, and share my...