Blog Posts - Pay Off Debt



5 Ways To Save (And Earn) Even More In 2016

The popular phrases “time is money” and “it’s not what you earn, it’s what you save” offer valid points and is sound advice. However, if you don’t put in the time, you may not make the money, and if you aren&...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Mar 1, 2016

Free Money From the Government To Pay Bills

Is free money from the government to pay bills a myth? This is a question asked by many people from low income families that are struggling to pay their monthly expenses. There are some cases when these people got a call from somebody from the Federa...
by Start Grants on Feb 4, 2015

4 Powerful Ways to Pay Off Your Debt Faster

Hi everyone!  The following is a guest post by Sarah Brooks, who blogs over at The Frugal Millionaire Blog.  Please join me in welcoming her to Color Me Frugal today! Debt – a four-letter word dreaded by so many. Currently, the average household...
by Color Me Frugal on Jan 19, 2015

Defeating Your Debt for Good

In an ideal world, we could sail through life debt-free. But, it doesn’t work like that for most of us. We need a mortgage to pay for our homes; buying a new car outright is not an option, and we must finance. Sometimes emergencies happen, …...
by Modest Money on Sep 11, 2014

Finding the Freedom to Form Your Nest Egg When Your Nest is Full of Debt

The following is a guest post about debt. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. It’s often said that the goal of successful personal finance management is achieved by spending less and saving...
by Modest Money on Jul 15, 2014

How to Be Financially Independent – And Why You’re Probably Not There Yet

The following is a guest post about financial independence. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me. Do you want to work … forever? REALLY. I mean all the way up until you die? I realize …...
by Modest Money on Jul 11, 2014

What is the Key to Success When Paying off Debt?

Many of us have had various levels of experience with paying off debt. Whether it be mortgage debt, student loan debt or credit card debt we seem to be surrounded by it in our society. I’ve been asked numerous times recently about my journey of pay...
by Frugal Rules on Nov 4, 2013

Would You Do These 5 Things To Pay Off Debt?

Please welcome back our usual Tuesday contributor, Cat from Budget Blonde. Debt is awful. (That’s the understatement of the century!) I mean, I have 6 figures of my own debt that I’d love to see disappear. It would be so amazing for me to...
by Frugal Rules on Oct 22, 2013

Paying off Debt: Make the Hard Choices

Please welcome back our usual Thursday contributor, Laurie from The Frugal Farmer If you’re in a situation where you’re paying off debt right now, you may have come to the realization that paying off debt often involves making hard choices. We ar...
by Frugal Rules on Sep 5, 2013

Should You Pay Off Debt or Invest in the Stock Market First?

Almost daily, two ideas swirl about the personal finance sphere – paying off debt as soon as possible and the importance of compound interest. Not always the most exciting of topics, I know, but both are very important and relevant at varying d...
by Frugal Rules on Aug 28, 2013

The Importance of Honesty When Paying Off Debt

When Jon graduated college, he had about $2,000 worth of credit card debt. Jon also had close to $15,000 in student loan debt, but he is going to focus mainly on the credit card debt. The credit card debt wasn't because of books or other school relat...
by Debt Roundup on Aug 22, 2013

Paying Off Debt While Dealing With Debt Fatigue

Many of us have dealt with paying off debt in one form or fashion; whether it be credit card debt or student loan debt, few of us are untouched by debt. While I consider a mortgage debt as well, I really am excluding that from this post as the benefi...
by Frugal Rules on Jul 9, 2013

That Light Bulb Moment When You Start Paying Off Your Debt

The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest posting policy and then contact me. Anyone who has ever tackled massive debt has that moment. You know the one I mean; the moment where you finally think, &...
by Modest Money on May 30, 2013

Save money with Pinching-Pennies (and win a £100 Amazon voucher too!)

    If you are a follower of our Larger Family Life Facebook page or Twitter feed you would be forgiven for thinking that all I have been doing lately is eating great food, scoffing ice-cream, visiting stunning beaches and sunning myself.
by Larger Family Life on May 6, 2013

Save Here, Spend There: How to Live Well on a Budget

    Many people have a negative perception of living on a budget. They believe that keeping track of their expenses and budgeting means never having any fun and living a life of austerity, feeling guilty for each penny spent. However, this...
by Larger Family Life on Apr 23, 2013

My Debt Story: How I Paid Off $100,000 In Debt (And How You Can Too)

I’m not done paying off all my debts yet, but I recently hit the century mark and wanted to share with you all how I did it. I have paid off $100,000 in debt in 17 months, and am a few months away from being debt free for the first time in 20 y...
by CanadianBudgetBinder on Apr 18, 2013

One of the Worst Feelings in the World…

After you read today’s post, make sure to head over to The College Investor to read my first staff post – JC Penney Stock: What to do When Your Stock Goes South. We all have things in our lives that we’d rather soon forget. Whether it b...
by Frugal Rules on Apr 15, 2013

10 Smart Ways to Use Your IRS Refund Check

Are you expecting to receive an IRS refund this year? Do you have big plans for that money? Maybe you want to spend it on something nice for yourself. Maybe you are planning to use it for a great vacation to get away from it all. Many people who rece...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Feb 21, 2013

Top Guidelines When Selling a House to Pay Off Debt

Photo: Images_of_Money The following is a guest post. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest posting policy and then contact me. These past five years have represented some of the most difficult economic times since the …...
by Modest Money on Feb 11, 2013

52 Week Save Money Challenge

With the New Year, people are always looking for new ways to save money that isn’t difficult or complicated, and that can keep them motivated throughout the entire year. It seems like Facebook has provided a simple plan (courtesy of Kassondra P...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Jan 10, 2013


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