In Part One: Luxuries, I outlined the few expenses in our life that could easily go if we wanted to save a few bucks extra, pay off debt faster, or buy that giant 60" plasma TV (with a few months savings of course). In Part Two: Semi-Luxuries, we dug … [Read more...] about What could you give up when you’re in financial trouble? – Part Three
In Part One of this series, I talked about giving up luxuries if you find yourself in some financial trouble. However, luxuries are just that: expenses unnecessary to keeping us fed, housed and employed. Different people have different ideas of what … [Read more...] about What could you give up when you’re in financial trouble? – Part Two
This morning, I opened up a mailer from our mortgage company and found a nice surprise. As a note, I fell asleep at 6:30pm last night and didn't wake up again until about 6:45am today. I wasn't really tired, so I'm not sure what happened. Stacie … [Read more...] about Our mortgage payment has decreased!
Ask Mr. Credit Card hosted this week's Carnival of Debt Reduction in an awards show fashion, complete with Tricia from Blogging Away Debt as the hostess! Is there something I should know about you two??? Anyway, my article "No More Credit Card … [Read more...] about Best Debt Articles from Carnival of Debt Reduction #105
Casey, a subscriber and commenter here at Clever Dude, had some great comments on our article Examine Your Motives: Buying A Home, so I asked her to make her comment into a full article. Casey and her husband are in their early 30s and currently live … [Read more...] about Renting vs Buying a Home: A Detailed Calculation
August was a successful month with our net worth, but the stock market didn't help. Our overall net worth increased by 5.99% last month, thanks to an impressive debt payoff. We paid off about $3,800 in debt principal and gained about $1,100 in … [Read more...] about Net Worth Review: August 2007