September Debt Reduction Progress: $3,935.83

September Debt Reduction

Did you guys see the new total of Parent PLUS #1?!?!?! Parent PLUS debt down: $7,146.71 Mortgage lowered:  -$3,210.88 Overall debt reduction:  $3,935.83 I feel soooo much better this month than last month!  There were some changes to my financial situation that have made an immediate impact as well as a long term impact. September … [Read more…]

August Debt Reduction Progress: $1,629.11

Debt Reduction August 2017

Debt reduction in August was on track, nothing remarkable.  It was a month of just holding on for dear life, so I’m content with any amount of progress. Parent PLUS debt down: $809.47 Mortgage lowered:  $819.64 Overall debt reduction:  $1,629.11 The highlight of the month is that Parent PLUS loan #4 has finally dropped into … [Read more…]

April Debt Reduction Progress: The Force Is Strong With This One

Time Flies!  Yada Yada. For the last 9 months I’ve been recalibrating life to my new standard. I’ve gotten divorced for the second time in 3 years (ouch) I’ve changed my name again My net worth increased by about 250%! I decided not to sell my house My house tried to escape to Oz My … [Read more…]

Two Financial Thresholds Crossed in 24 Hours!

Happy Threshold

For weeks, I have been teetering on the brink of two financial thresholds.  I have been watching the numbers flirt dangerously close, but then the market would sigh and float away in the wrong direction. These were both numbers that I never really paid attention to or thought were significant until very recently.  Now it … [Read more…]