How we paid off $16,000 of debt in 4 months

how we paid off $16,000 of debt in 4 months

How we accumulated $16,000 worth of debt There were two major components to our debt. The first, which was the major focus for us, was our Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC). We started off the year with a balance… Continue Reading

Can this really be? We’re finally DEBT FREE!!!

we're finally debt free!!!

At 7:30 Friday morning, with one eye still shut, I logged into our bank account to check how much I’d been paid. Last week, I had calculated that as long as my take home pay was over $1,300, we’d have… Continue Reading

Oh hey there, 4-digit debt!

4 digit debt

You know that feeling when you’ve got a goal and achieving it becomes your bane of existence and you’re way ahead of target? Yup, that’s how I’m feeling right about now, and it’s a awesome feeling! Nothing short of I-can-conquer-the-world type stuff. All the overtime… Continue Reading

Finally paying off our debt – Feb 26 Progress Update

Home Equity Line of Credit Balance - Feb 26, 2016

2016 Pay Day # 9 Even though my body’s been feeling exhausted, I bounced out of bed this morning. It was, after all, Friday morning, which meant Pay Day in the Unchained household. 🙂 Most importantly, however, this was going to… Continue Reading

We are but inches away from Financial Stability

A silly little mistake led me to believe we had reached our goal of Financial Stability, but in reality, we’re still a few inches away… Continue Reading

February 10, 2016 Progress Update

Tonight, I managed to get to the bank before it closed to exchange the $251 US my husband had found yesterday. I probably shouldn’t have calculated the exchange ahead of time because I didn’t factor in their commission rates, so… Continue Reading