On Tuesday, Carol and I were able to write our last check to a personal loan that we
had with a credit union. We are so excited about that because now all we have left
is our home mortgage. That means in the past 2.5 years we have eliminated $57,000
in credit card debt, 2 car loans, and the $15,000 personal loan. That’s the Financial
Fitness Program working at its best right there!
My wife and I started the Financial Fitness Program in January of 2014. At the time,
our debt totaled roughly $163,000 to include our home. Student loans, personal loans,
auto loans, mortgage, medical bills, credit cards, energy efficient windows, you name
it, we financed it! Fast forward to today, we have one medical bill and our mortgage
left. In two years, with the income we were already making and going through a job lay
off, we still managed to pay off $43,000 of debt!!! The principles work if you work them!
We have set a goal of being completely out of debt by August 10th, 2018! I LOVE telling people this story
to help them start their journey towards financial freedom!