Episode 18: Allison from Inspired Budget on Paying off $111,000 of Debt while having Children

Episode 18: Allison from Inspired Budget on Paying off $111,000 of Debt while having Children

 

Paying off debt, saving money, or reaching other financial goals may seem impossible when you have children – but on this episode Allison from Inspired Budget proves to us it’s not! Allison talks candidly about how she and her husband paid off 6 figures of debt with babies in tow. Listen in for some useful and tangible tips to help you on your frugal and debt-free journey!

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Content:

  • We ask our frugal friend Allison from Inspired Budget all about her debt free journey while raising children. Allison talks about
    • How much debt they had, what it was, and how long it took to pay it off
    • Ways she kept costs low while having kids, medical bills, and managing children’s exposure to ‘things’
    • Budgeting, cash envelopes, emergency funds, and approaching debt-freedom as a journey
    • What comes after the big debt pay-off, and ways to set goals with your spouse and kids

BILL OF THE WEEK 

Thanks Allison for also sharing your bill of the week with us! We’re so glad you found a great preschool for your son!

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