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

Net Worth Statement – May 31, 2016

Net Worth Statement - May 31, 2016

(Oops, this post is a little late – thank you first trimester pregnancy! Also, is it just me, or are jellyfish the most hypnotically beautiful creatures ever?!) Ever since we learned of my pregnancy, our progress with our debt repayment… Continue Reading

Net Worth Statement – April 30, 2016

april net worth statement

I’m so pleased with our progress this month! Our Net Worth for April is $506,607.53, an increase of $8,366.63 since the March Net Worth Statement ($498,303.90). This is an even bigger increase than what we achieved last month ($5,779.72). Related: Net… Continue Reading

Early Pay Day and the $12,000 milestone!

early pay day

Pay Day came early this week in the Unchained household – thanks to Good Friday, Mr. Unchained’s Pay Day got pulled up from Friday to today! And as the incredibly juicy cherry on top, his paycheck was $600 higher than I had… 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

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

Struggling to keep up with the CSC but raking in the overtime!

Canadian Securities Course Progress

Yesterday, I vowed to myself I’d start spending my evenings devouring (or not) my Canadian Securities Course textbook. Today, I broke that vow. Already! Yes, I know. Since I’m carpooling with my brother to work this week, I was an… 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