• Debt Free Fanatics

    by Published on 11-17-2015 02:00 PM

    Paying off debt is (obviously) one of the biggest steps in one's journey to become, and ultimately stay, debt free. Getting rid of all of your consumer debt is great for your long term financial success because it frees up room in your budget from minimum payments to your creditors, and reduces the wasted interest that just goes to banks and credit card companies for stuff you already bought.

    The key to paying off debt quickly is focusing on a single debt, and pay more than the minimum payment until it is gone. When you make your first budget and list ...
    by Published on 11-17-2015 02:00 PM

    Plan a Menu Around Sales and Stick to the List
    Write the menu on the family calendar. The activities listed on this calendar will identify crunch days so you can plan accordingly like making a slow cooker meal. I bring the sales flier to the dinner table and request family input while they are still hungry because the feedback is better. I also make note to stock up on frequently used items, like canned tomatoes, that are at rock bottom prices. Sticking to the list is impossible for me but not impossible for my husband so he does the ...

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