Small changes that helped us get out of debt

Small changes that helped us get out of debt

When we talked getting out of debt it can feel a bit overwhelming, right? Like it takes a lot of HUGE changes to get out of debt. 

Yes, there will be some lifestyle changes that need to be made. Yes, you will have to change your thought process and relationship with money. But I truly, honestly believe that it is the small changes that have the biggest impact on our lives.
 
So let's talk some of those small changes. 

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4 things to do when your spending gets off track

4 things to do when your spending gets off track

We all do it. We all intentionally or unintentionally spend money somewhere on something that is outside of our budget. 

It happens. In fact, I did it one Thursday night. 

It had been a long week. Jason has been traveling and I was home alone with two kids who were alternating illnesses. It was raining, I was exhausted and I had had it. So I put the kids in their car seats and drove to Zaxby's where I spent $20 on a garden salad and two kid's meals. $20!?!??

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6 things to do when facing a job loss

6 things to do when facing a job loss

I very vividly remember the day I lost my job. The company I was working for closed. I packed up my desk, loaded everything in the back of my car and drove home.

I was working for a small newspaper outside of Atlanta in the summer of 2008. One afternoon our paychecks were handed to us. But when my coworkers and I went to deposit the checks we were told there were insufficient funds to deposit. Our paychecks had bounced.

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