debt

Yo yo yo! Quite possibly the most exciting announcement EVER . You’re probably going to want to take a seat before you read this. Are you sitting down yet? Okay good. Today, mi amigos, I would like you all to know, I just popped a cap in Sallie Mae’s a$$ and laid her to rest. […]

Unless you are the dumbest person in the world, you probably have realized I’m not the biggest fan of debt. I think it’s pretty stupid. I don’t even believe in such a thing as “good debt.” Although I’m a pretty avid debt puncher, I do compromise on two issues… Home So I guess houses are […]

As I mentioned last week, I decided it was time to say “Adios” to Sallie Mae and get rid of my stupid school loan. Two years ago my account balance was $28,000 and today it stands at $4,500. I made a $10,000 payment towards the loan last week, which was totally awesome, but my savings […]

Remember when you were really young and your parents use to beat you mercilessly put you in timeout when you got in trouble. For example, I remember saying ‘piss’ in front of Mom Ninja for the first time. She was not pleased with my potty mouth so she did what most mothers do. She threw […]

A $10,000 decision

April 4, 2010 · 40 comments

I made a bold move last night and decided to transfer $10K from my savings account to my checking account. After much thought, I have decided it’s time… Time to kick Sallie Mae to the curb. That’s right. I’m going to be aggressively paying down my debt so I will be debt free by the […]

What situation would you rather be in… Situation Uno: You could have $20,000 in savings, but also have $15,000 in mid-interest debt (7%). Situation Dos: You could have $5,000 in savings, but zero debt. I’m currently sticking with situation uno. I have $22K in the bank and a little over $15K in debt. I could […]

So I received a free 9 month credit monitoring package from TransUnion as part of some class action lawsuit I was unknowingly involved in. I have to say, having the ability to access my credit report whenever the heck I want is pretty dang convenient. I still don’t think I’d pay the $12/month the credit […]