Category Archives: Debt Free Stories

We Paid Off Our Mortgage 10 Times Faster Than Normal

by Jackie Beck

Many people don’t even think of paying off their mortgage early. Or if they do consider it, they decide not to based on a couple of commonly held beliefs: that it’s good to keep a mortgage “for the tax deduction” …

Posted in Debt Free Stories on 12.08.14 | 6 Comments

How Ashley Paid Off Her Car 3 Years Early

by Jackie Beck

Today’s debt free story is from Ashley Jacobs, who’s now driving around town in her paid-for car! Here’s her story. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I live in Newport Beach, CA with my 6 year old golden retriever, …

Posted in Debt Free Stories on 10.15.14 | Comments Off

The Only Person Stopping You, Is You

by Jackie Beck

Ready to hear Jonathan’s debt free story? (He’s paid off a LOT of debt.) His hobbies are personal fianance, blogging about money on, computers, and traveling. He’s an advocate of financial responsibility and loves to teach people how to …

Posted in Debt Free Stories on 09.24.14 | 2 Comments

From Only Paying Minimums to Paying off $50K

by Jackie Beck

Let’s hear from Grayson, who is a personal finance writer and business owner, about how he fought back from over $50,000 in credit card debt. Can you tell us a little bit about how you got into credit card debt? …

Posted in Debt Free Stories on 07.21.14 | 1 Comment