I refuse to let my house be an investment

August 11, 2009

So I’m a little weird and have a slight obsession with HGTV. I’m not particularly fond of the decorating shows, but when it comes to shows on the home buying process I’m pretty much an addict. I was watching “My house is worth what?” last night when I had an epiphany: I don’t want my […]

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I might be young, but I’m not dumb

August 11, 2009

I really have no idea what the average age is of a Punch Debt reader, but I’m gonna take a shot in the dark and assume the majority are 30 or under. It may be my terrible grammar, but I’m pretty sure my writing style appeals to the twenty somethings and not so much the […]

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A Dollar a Day

August 9, 2009

Back in March, I wrote about the struggle I was having with my student loan repayment. It was a good struggle. If you haven’t read the article, here’s a quick recap… I had about $2K in discretionary income each month and wasn’t sure how much I wanted to put towards student loan repayment, and how […]

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Shop it like it’s hot

August 6, 2009

Shout out to my boy Snoop Dogg for inspiring today’s blog title. It’s time we all do a little shopping. For what? My favorite kind of shopping…bargain hunting. That’s right debt punchers, chances are many of you can save a couple Benjamin’s just by placing a few quick phone calls. I wrote before, about the […]

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You’re only getting poorer

August 6, 2009

Howdy doody debt punchers. Today I pose a question. At what age do you anticipate reaching your peak income? I have read quite a few personal finance books that discuss income trends of individuals over their lifetime. The graphs usually show a persons income peaking by their late 30’s. I got to thinking “When do […]

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IWTYTBR Giveaway winner!

August 5, 2009

Eleven entries, but only one can be the winner. I used a super technologically advanced random number generator to ensure the integrity of the selection. Okay, maybe not, I just googled “random number generator” and went to the first site that came up. Drumroll for the results. badundundundundundundundundun…… Booya to the third commenter. The Lioness. […]

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Is that a positive net worth I smell?

August 4, 2009

Alright you crazy little pirate hookers, a new month means a new net worth update. I’m glad to see things are still moving in the positive direction, and am keeping my fingers crossed that I can keep the upward trend continuing. It wasn’t the highest increase I’ve had, but I’ll take any positive growth I […]

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