A few weeks ago a my wife and I paid off our last non-mortgage debt. Baby step 2 is finished! We paid off $28,000 in 10 months. We worked hard and we sacrificed, but it was so worth it. We didn’t only eat beans and rice, (I don’t really like beans so it was just rice ;-). Kidding aside, we still had a life. We just found ways to have fun without spending lots of money. Board games with friends is a lot of fun. It is also much cheaper than going out to dinner and a movie.
Next up on the list is baby step 3, a bigger emergency fund. We have been sending so much money to Sallie Mae, it is going to be really great to get to pay ourselves for a change. For those that have made it to this step, this is a pretty awesome feeling. I’m glad to join you. For those that are still on the way, keep working. It’s worth it.
Did He Say Giveaway?
Yep. Just a book, but it’s a pretty good one. Enjoy Your Money!: How to Make It, Save It, Invest It and Give It. <--Amazon Link, I gotta work on that emergency fund. All you have to do to enter is subscribe. If you subscribe by rss feed, leave a comment below and let me know. If you use the email, no need for a comment, but feel free to leave one anyways. The contest will run until next Friday the 18th. I'll randomly draw the winner and contact them by email. Good Luck.