Posts Tagged ‘DEBT REPAYMENT’

[Frugal Fridays] Get Out of Debt!!

Posted March 3rd, 2018 by lisa | Comments Off on [Frugal Fridays] Get Out of Debt!!

This month’s Frugal Friday is a big one, but I promise you it’s worth the read! Considering that the total amount of US consumer debt in 2010 was nearly $2.4 trillion (source), I think it’s safe to say that we all have some debt that needs to be paid off. So if you have thousands in credit […]

[why not] hold off on savings?

Posted March 3rd, 2018 by lisa | Comments Off on [why not] hold off on savings?

[Why Not? is a new monthly series highlighting the decisions I’ve chosen not to make in my journey to student loan debt freedom. I will go over the pros and cons of the particular choice and I’ll also explain why I, personally, have chosen not to go this route.] Currently, I’m saving almost 40% of […]

june 2012 update

Posted March 3rd, 2018 by lisa | Comments Off on june 2012 update

Current situation: I get paid twice a month (on the 15th and end of month). I’ll start throwing $550 at these loans after June 15th. However, I might end up throwing a little bit more towards them this month. Our lease here in San Francisco ends on June 17th and our landlord is letting us […]

let’s get down to business

Posted March 3rd, 2018 by lisa | Comments Off on let’s get down to business

Here is a graphic of my current budget from my last post: Now, in order for me to be able to throw about $500 at my student loan debt, I need to shift some things around. I crunched a bunch of numbers, and this is what the new budget looks like: New budget allocations: Necessary Expenses […]