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

Week 10 of the Crash Cash Diet

week 10 of the crash cash diet

Can you believe it’s already been 10 weeks since we first started our Crash Cash Diet? As a recap, we withdraw $140 every Friday, which is distributed as follows: $60 for groceries for the week for me and Mr. Unchained… Continue Reading

March 18, 2016 Progress Update

Balance Sheet - March 18

This post is a little bit delayed because last night, we attended the engagement party we had previously been stuck on how much to budget for a gift. (We ended up giving $100.) This week’s paycheck was significantly lower than my… Continue Reading

Why Tunnel Vision isn’t always a bad thing

tunnel vision isn't always a bad thing

The importance of goal-setting You probably already know that setting goals, especially SMART ones, is incredibly important to achieving success. You also probably already know that writing your goals down increases your chances of success, and that sharing your goals with… 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