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Money  // Posts tagged as "Money"

28 Feb Posted by in House | 2 comments

Sadly but thankfully.

Sadly but thankfully.

 Thankfully, our basement once looked like this with very little effort. Sadly, it no longer does. Thankfully, last Thursday we had a giant rainstorm, signifying the coming end of a long winter. Sadly, much of the rain and melting snow found its way in our basement. Thankfully, James had not yet used his Christmas Lowe’s […]

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02 Nov Posted by in House | Comments

Of water softeners and other extra expenses

Of water softeners and other extra expenses

When we moved in, we had a pretty good idea of what we would need to fix/replace/purchase. But man, the little things sure do add up! Here’s why we made one of our purchases:                                   That was after it’d gone through […]

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Debt & Mortgages

In case you missed it, we just bought a house! Here’s a fun little story for all you Dave Ramsey fans out there. As most of you know, we live by many of Dave Ramsey’s principles as outlined in Financial Peace University. (Quick plug: there’s a class going on right now at Christ’s Covenant Church. […]

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31 May Posted by in Family | 1 comment

Debt Free Perks

One of the perks that has come from our recent debtfreeness (is that a word?) is having conversations with telemarketers that are either selling debt or, most recently, selling debt consolidation. Below is a recent email sent to Dave Ramsey about a freeing call that I had. SUBJECT: A FREEING Debt CONsolidation phone call! Yesterday, […]

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08 Apr Posted by in Adventures | 11 comments

Debt-free and loving’ it!

On Wednesday, March 31, 2010 we became DEEBT FREEEEE! We made the FINAL payment on our school debt, eliminating the ridiculous $57,500 of debt that we had accrued. It was a 3-year goal completed in 2 years and 10 months! This amazing feat all started with a wedding gift from Dad Hutchens—Financial Peace University. Hesitant […]

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