Topic: debt

I Paid Off $90,000 Of Debt In Just Three Years

I Paid Off $90,000 Of Debt In Just Three Years

It’s funny how you can do all of the right things–go to college, get a job–and then one day wake up with crushing debt.

At 26, I was working hard and playing hard in Washington, D.C. I thought that I had everything under control–despite living practically paycheck to paycheck, having significant credit card debt and paying the minimum on my student loans.

Luckily, someone special woke me up to the reality of my financial situation. It took a lot of hard work–and some serious creativity–but three years later, I’m almost debt-free. Here’s my story. More »