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Debt Doesn’t Have to be Forever

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When my wife and I got married, we combined our finances and we realized that we had $52,000 in debt outside of our mortgage. This seemed like a huge number at the time and that it would take forever to pay it off, however, that wasn’t the case. If you want to change, you have to put yourself in an atmosphere where you can change. So we decided to study people who were successful with money. We read books, met with people and even decided to take a personal finance class together. We put together a financial game plan (aka a “budget”) and...

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How Two Teachers Paid off $92,000 in Debt

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Welcome back for another debt success story!  Today we feature Bryant and Emily Adler, who recently became debt free, to share their story.  Enjoy! Tell us a bit about yourself: Our names are Bryant and Emily Adler. We are both teachers in Tennessee. We have been married about 2.5 years. We love to travel, cook, and spend time with family and friends. We have a passion for helping people find hope in the midst of debt. How did you acquire $92,000 in debt? Most of that was made up of student loans. We both went through school twice. Bryant has...

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7 Great Jobs for College Students

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College costs are laying an ever-increasing burden on students and parents alike.  One way to ease that burden is for college students to get a job, however balancing a job with a full-time college load can be difficult.  Today we’ll share a list of 7 great jobs for college students, jobs that can be worked around a college student’s busy schedule yet still earn a nice paycheck.  Check and see if any of these 7 jobs might work for you or one of the college students in your life. Great College Jobs for Students Waitress/Waiter When...

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How to Start a Blog From Scratch

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If you’re here visiting the Well Kept Wallet blog, you’ve likely read many more blogs on a variety of different subjects. You’ve possibly even considered starting your own blog.  If the thought of learning how to start a blog from scratch intimidates you, never fear.  Even for the technologically challenged, learning how to start a blog from scratch is easier than it looks.  The key is using the right products to start and service your blog, giving your blog the most potential for success and visibility. Bluehost: The Blog...

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How to Find Work That You Love with Scott Barlow

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Our guest for this episode is Scott Barlow, the founder of Happen to Your Career whose mission is to provide regular people who have the desire to transition into work that they love the tools, resources and roadmaps necessary to begin and complete that journey. Highlights of my conversation with Scott How he tackled a challenging internship where he learned key entrepreneurship lessons which eventually paved the way to the founding of Happen to Your Career Discovering his love for developing, coaching and interacting with people through the...

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