Unexpected experiences (and expenses) that come with owning your own home.

Before I bought my house I watched a lot of real estate-type shows, I was familiar with the buying process as I had witnessed it in my family a few times and I had a general idea of what was involved in home ownership. I did a bit of research and after my offer onContinue reading “Unexpected experiences (and expenses) that come with owning your own home.”

9 Coats of Paint! (Replacing the front door)

Hello everyone! I thought today I’d post something other than jabber about money. While I started this blog to really document my debt repayment journey, that’s not all there is to me. I mentioned before here and here, and here [removed outdated urls February 25, 2014]that I bought my own little house almost two shortContinue reading “9 Coats of Paint! (Replacing the front door)”

Why an emergency fund is important

When I started working hard to repay my credit-card debt I also started working toward building up a $1,000 emergency fund. I have always known how important it is to have an emergency fund as I’ve witnessed and experienced many occasions  where it has been needed. Eventually I hope to be liquid enough to notContinue reading “Why an emergency fund is important”

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