Journey to becoming debt free part 2- 2# God provides the first time

Journey to becoming debt free part 2- 2# God provides the first time

Ben and I have been on a Faith based journey with our finances. We started a few months ago and its been amazing to see how God moves. This is not about the money. Money is money and shouldn't be something we idolize or be scared of. This is about Us being obedient, trusting God [...]

Journey to becoming Debt free part 2- 1# The first hard decision

Journey to becoming Debt free part 2- 1# The first hard decision

"Its only a couple months away and we are super excited to go see family!" These are the words we uttered in the middle of august 2018 as we were planning to drive to see family at the end of the month. But as we were planning, a huge conviction came over me as if [...]

Journey to becoming Debt free part 2- Intro

Journey to becoming Debt free part 2- Intro

For awhile Ben and I struggled with our finances. Even though we had started to lay a good foundation, we were still not seeing the progress we wanted to see. We met with an awesome person of faith who suggested we surrender our finances to God. We knew God was great, the creator of the [...]

Journey to becoming debt free-#4 Wants or Needs

Journey to becoming debt free-#4 Wants or Needs

In the last post, I shared a little about the emotional toll finances could have on you. It can be stressful to manage money but once you get the hang of it those emotions of fear, insecurity, anger and whatever else you might feel start to subside. The next thing I want to address is [...]

Journey to being debt free-#3 The emotional struggle

Journey to being debt free-#3 The emotional struggle

I grew up in a home where my mom and dad pinched for money quite often. My dad was (still is) a very hard worker and from my perspective they needed every cent to count. When I was a teenager, my parents divorced and I saw them struggle over money and child support. This process [...]

Journey to being debt free Blog- #2 Taking time to plan

Journey to being debt free Blog- #2 Taking time to plan

In my last post, I talked about the starting point and how you need to start somewhere. After you can face the truth about your finances, the next step is laying out clear a plan. We have to become serious about our decision to tackle our finances. Making a split second decision isn't going to [...]

Journey to being debt free blog- #1 The Starting Point

Journey to being debt free blog- #1 The Starting Point

I sometimes tend to dislike starting plans or events because I know if I had started a long time ago I would have been done by now and for this circumstance saved as well. But to be honest, I never  became serious about my finances because I didn't know where to start. But you have [...]