Category: Debt

  • Oh, America…

    You’ve all heard the phrase, “keeping up with the Joneses.” If you haven’t, it means to covet whatever latest gadget, toy or whatever it is that your neighbor, friend, associate, or family member recently purchased. Of course we all pretend to not be so shallow as to live by this “rule,” but in actuality I’m […]

  • A Decision to Make

    I also considered entitling this post, “An Opportunity Cost.” Therefore I believe it would be appropriate to subtitle it as such. Not that this of course is really relevant to the topic at hand, but it’s something that I thought I’d mention, because it might not include the topic of my post tonight but the […]

  • National Get Out of Debt Day

    October 30th is National Get Out of Debt Day. How are you doing at getting rid of your debt, if you have any at all? Is your level of debt increasing, or is it decreasing? I have been slowly paying down my debt over the past few years. I am debt-free when it comes to […]

  • The Worst Years of My (Financial) Life

    I have a confession to make. It wasn’t very long ago that I experienced the worst few years of my life, financially speaking. In the latter-half of 2004 I began my adult life full-force, and I hate to admit, but I began it quite poorly. In not very much time at all I managed to […]