Matthew and Tiffany: One Couple’s Journey Towards Debt-Freedom

Matthew and Tiffany: One Couple’s Journey Towards Debt-Freedom

Do you have a debt success story to share with us? Email carrie@debtmovement.com and your story could be featured here on our blog or on our Facebook page! Today’s reader success story is from Matthew and Tiffany. Follow them as they share their journey towards debt-freedom! 1. What is your background and financial history with [...]

Raise Your Minimums to Climb Out of Debt w/ Joan Otto

Raise Your Minimums to Climb Out of Debt w/ Joan Otto

Name Joan Otto Blog URL http://www.manvsdebt.com/joan-finances Why do you think it was so easy to fall into the debt trap? “I don’t think in our case it was the “”racking up the debt”” that was the easiest part. In my case, the debt was mostly accrued more than a decade ago – for health expenses [...]

Success Story – The Immeasurable Effects of one Month with a Financial Coach

Success Story – The Immeasurable Effects of one Month with a Financial Coach

When Jeff Rose suggested we giveaway coaching programs to a select number of Debt Movement readers I was 100% on board.

Many people don’t contact a Financial Coach because they are afraid their situation is too bleak or that financial coaching is a rip-off.

“Daddy, Can You Tell Me a Debt Story?”

“Daddy, Can You Tell Me a Debt Story?”

“ell me a story, Dad,” my six-year old son, William begs as I tuck him in for bed. “What would you like to hear about tonight?” I ask. “A story about dragons or superheroes? A story about battles or ghosts?” “No,” he whispers. “Tell me a true story. Tell me a story about you. What [...]

Paying Off $115,000 of Debt w/ Jason Larkins

Paying Off $115,000 of Debt w/ Jason Larkins

Name Jason Larkins Blog URL http://worksavelive.com Why do you think it was so easy to fall into the debt trap? “We live in a country where status and success is determined by what possessions you have and what you can afford to do. Happiness is often found in buying things for yourself, and in my [...]

Becoming an Enemy of Debt w/ Brad Chaffee

Becoming an Enemy of Debt w/ Brad Chaffee

Name Brad Chaffee Blog URL www.enemyofdebt.com Why do you think it was so easy to fall into the debt trap? “I think it’s a combination of financial illiteracy, peer pressure, and not taking the time to consider how the decisions we make now will affect us in the future for starters. It’s easy to be [...]

Paying Off $84,000 of Debt in 4 Years w/ Travis Pizel

Paying Off $84,000 of Debt in 4 Years w/ Travis Pizel

Travis Pizel found himself at the end of his ropes. He had amassed over $100,000 of consumer debt and to make matters worse, his wife was completely oblivious to the amount. For many couples that could have been the end of the relationship. Despite the hardships, Travis and his family have been able to buckle [...]

Learning About Debt the Hard Way w/ Tahnya Kristina

Learning About Debt the Hard Way w/ Tahnya Kristina

Name Tahnya Kristina Blog URL http://www.mydiaryentry.com Why do you think it was so easy to fall into the debt trap? I was young and uneducated about money. As a child I was used to having everything handed to me and as an adult I learned the hard way that we actually have to work hard [...]

How to Deal with Debt and Mental Illness: Use the ABC’s

How to Deal with Debt and Mental Illness: Use the ABC’s

Three years ago I found myself at the lowest point in my life. I was recently divorced and had moved my two young children and myself into my mother’s home. I was without a job or any prospects of a job. I had a great deal of debt in the form of credit cards and [...]

A Debt Coach Success Story: Stephanie

A Debt Coach Success Story: Stephanie

If you’ve been paired with one of our Debt Coaches, here’s a behind-the-scenes look on what you could accomplish as a member of the Debt Movement. This is an update on the Debt Coaching assignment with Stephanie, who’s been paired with Jeff and Robin Ehrlich from Debt Free Squad. Debt Coach Success Story My husband and [...]