Well Kept Wallet RSS Well Kept Wallet Facebook Deacon Hayes Twitter Deacon Hayes Pinterest Deacon Hayes Google plus

Well Kept Wallet | Deacon Hayes in the Press


How One Couple Paid Off $21,000 in Medical Bills and Credit Card Debt in Only 14 Months

By on Apr 23, 2014 in Debt | 0 comments

  Here is today’s debt success story from Michelle and Jefferson McDowell. How did you acquire $21,000 in debt? What did that debt consist of? For years we were living a little bit beyond paycheck to paycheck, making up the difference with credit cards.  Every year we would run up a little bit of debt, and then manage to pay it off with tax returns and a...

Read More

Debt Success Story: Paid off $80,000 in 3 Years with Austin Netzley

By on Mar 26, 2014 in Debt | 0 comments

It was all student loan debt. 4 Years at a private college that now costs over $50,000 per year (per collegedata.com). While in school, I kept asking my Mom how much I had in student loans. And for one reason or another, we never got the answer. So, when I graduated, I got the tally in the mail: $72,000+. Now that I think about it, I also had $8,000 of debt for my...

Read More

Debt Success Story: Paid off $110,000 in 26 Months with Devin Elder

By on Mar 19, 2014 in Debt | 10 comments

How did you acquire $110k in debt? What did that debt consist of? In 2008 I somehow managed to convince this beautiful, smart, perfect girl to marry me. It was the best thing to ever happen to me, and to this day I marvel over it. What follows is a real life love story of sorts: no magical kingdoms, just two people getting a clear vision about how to beat the odds...

Read More

Debt Success Story: Paid off $138,000 in Debt in 3-1/2 Years with Scott Barlow

By on Mar 12, 2014 in Debt | 8 comments

My goal is to help you get from where you want to be when it comes to your finances so I decided to find other people who have been successful with money to help encourage you in your journey. Since paying off debt is something that I am so passionate about, I am launching a new series called “Debt Success Stories” to feature people who were able to pay...

Read More

What First-Time Home Buyers Should Know

By on Dec 26, 2013 in Debt, Real Estate | 6 comments

The transition from renter to first-time home buyer is an exciting time full of questions and possibilities. What order does a buyer need to do things? How quickly do buyers need to decide? Here are some suggestions to help first-time buyers make the best choices: Get pre-approval for a mortgage. When buyers are pre-approved, they have a better idea of how much home...

Read More