Beat the airlines with this one click trick.

Beat the airlines with this one click trick.

So you need to travel somewhere but you are trying to get out of debt. You do the smart thing and shop around for airline flights on the internet. But it seems like every time you visit the airlines website the prices go up just a little bit. You are getting hit with the thinking…

How to Save on Food: Grocery Store Battle Plan

How to Save on Food: Grocery Store Battle Plan

If you follow OurDebt.net you know our mission is to show you what we are doing to get out of debt. Part of getting out of debt is getting smarter about what you buy everyday. Before Melissa and I started paying off debt, eating out was a big part of our lifestyle. We were in…

My Student Loan is Delinquent! What do I do?

My Student Loan is Delinquent! What do I do?

This is a subject that strikes close to home. Though I have never been delinquent, I have come close on occasion. I have, however, seen friends and family fall victim to delinquent student loans. So, what do you do now that you have slipped on your student loan obligations?

Trash or Treasure; Donations of Noncash Items

Trash or Treasure; Donations of Noncash Items

Trash or Treasure; Donations of Noncash Items Author: Peggy L Farnworth Do you have items in your home that are just taking up space?  Or closets that are overflowing – and you wear only a small percentage of what is hanging there? Kill 2 birds with one stone.  Clear out your house and donate the…

Cut the Cord: How we Saved Over $1,300.00

Cut the Cord: How we Saved Over $1,300.00

One thing we love in our house is curling up on the couch as a family and watching TV. When we started our financial journey we looked at all the aspects of our spending and one area in particular caught our attention. At the time we were spending nearly $65.00 a month for basic cable…

Mom Pays Off 60K in 22 Months! Warning: Tears

Mom Pays Off 60K in 22 Months! Warning: Tears

Prophet of Financial Peace I grew up listening to the prophet of financial peace, Dave Ramsey. My parents would play him in the car as we would drive about Houston. I guess a little of it sank in over the years. Unfortunately, I didn’t listen well enough to keep myself from digging a sizable hole in…