There’s a moment in people’s lives when they decide it’s time to become debt-free. For me and my wife, Nicole, it was when we learned we were going to be parents. For some, it’s when they get married, and for others, it’s just when they simply get fed up with owing people money.
Today, I’ve invited a couple who recently eliminated debt from their lives once and for all. Ryan and Regan Whitlock recently paid off $40,000 of debt in 8 short months. We’re going to find out their motivation for crushing this debt, so others can find their moment and their reason for becoming debt-free.
Continue reading “How We Got Motivated to Pay Off $40,000 of Debt Fast – with Regan and Ryan Whitlock”
Our first question of the month comes in from Daniel from Texas who wrote to me on my Facebook Page:
My wife and I have been married for 3 years. We are currently trying to pay down approximately $103,000 of debt. We initially started with $190,000 of debt when we got married. So we are progressing.
What’s the best approach to talking about debt and tackling it together?
We’ve taken the Dave Ramsey course and are currently doing the Debt Snowball, but at times we get into little arguments on our approach on how to tackle this debt. Any advice on how to handle that?
And what did you guys do to stay gazelle intense while on your debt-free journey? We are starting to get pressure from family about having kids and she feels like we are stagnant in our lives due to this debt.
Continue reading “How Couples Can Stay Motivated When Paying Off $100,000 of Debt”
Our question of the month comes in from Tyler from Livonia, Michigan:
The thought of potentially living on a single income is scary, but it’s something that we’re considering more and more as a family. My wife is growing tired/weary of simply leaving our son at home and not being there / providing for him as she feels she should.
So, the question is this…
Any tips for transitioning to a single income to support a family?
I know it’s something the Hills navigated quite successfully, and I’d like to at least explore it to see if it’s doable for us. My initial thoughts are around a phased approach, but it may be better just to dive in.
Continue reading “Transition from Double Income to Single Income and Become a Stay-at-Home Mom”
On this podcast, we often talk about the importance of a true financial partnership with your spouse. When you’re on the same page about money, your marriage feels balanced. You have less stress, fewer money fights and it just feels better.
But we do we get there?
Where do we start if we’re feeling off-balance?
Today, I’ve invited my good friend Elle Martinez to join us on the show again. This is our first repeat guest so you know she’s awesome.
Continue reading “How to Craft the Perfect Money Date – with Elle Martinez”
Marriage is a beautiful thing. You get a best friend for life that loves you, laughs at your bad jokes and tells you when you have one of those stray hairs in your nose.
Your spouse is your friend, your partner-in-crime and that person who simply tells you like it is. It’s all in the vows, right? You’re supported in good times and bad, in sickness and health, for all our days on earth.
Continue reading “Simplify Your Marriage and Finances with a Budget – with Honeyfi”