No Car Salesman, You Can’t ‘Meet or Beat’ My Car Payment

The Mister took my car into the dealership today to get new tires and an oil change. I usually let him do things like that, because I know a trip to the dealership will inevitably include being hounded by salesmen to “trade up” and guarantees about how they can put us in a new car … Continue reading No Car Salesman, You Can’t ‘Meet or Beat’ My Car Payment

A Budget: The Essential Tool for Paying Off Your Student Loans

In an earlier post, I wrote about the 3 Steps to a Plan of Attack for Your Student Loans, and now I want to talk about the one tool that is absolutely essential in making it happen-- a budget. But Most People Don’t Budget According to a 2013 Gallup poll, two-thirds of Americans do not … Continue reading A Budget: The Essential Tool for Paying Off Your Student Loans

3 Steps to a Plan of Attack for Your Student Loans

Don’t you just love the feeling you get when you log into your student loan account each month and make a payment, only to see that your principal balance is barely going down; or worse, it’s growing thanks to an Income-Based Repayment plan? Me neither. That’s one of many reasons why I chose to get … Continue reading 3 Steps to a Plan of Attack for Your Student Loans