Marching To Debt Freedom – Couple #3 – Month 12

Introduction

This couple has been married for many years and have one child.   They have HAD IT with their debt and have been marching toward debt freedom since November 2007.  They are THROUGH with credit cards.

Thoughts from Couple #3 this month

Couple #3 has taken a new job this month so they are very busy right now.  Below are their updated numbers.

Updated Debt Freedom Date

Month By Month Progress

Sangl says

Couple #3 is going through a job change so things will be interesting over the next several weeks for them.  It is very easy to break the routine of planning one's spending during major life changes so it is critical that Couple #3 makes a disciplined effort to keep up with their plan.  As you can see, the plan is working!

Readers

When you have went through a major job change that required a move, what did you do to maintain sanity in your financial plan?

Read previous updates from Couple #3 HERE

2 Responses to “Marching To Debt Freedom – Couple #3 – Month 12”

  1. TurtleLover December 17, 2008 at 9:40 am #

    I’m out here routing for you to stick with the routine! Good luck in the new job!

  2. Travis December 17, 2008 at 10:43 am #

    Way to go!!!
    $1500+ of debt cleared last month!!

    (Was that job change the job with the 401k loan?)

    Joe you asked:
    When you have went through a major job change that required a move, what did you do to maintain sanity in your financial plan?

    We find our hope by looking back at how FAR we have come since the beginning. Then we give ourselves permission to say… “ok..we have come this far! We are not going to give up, we do have to take a little time to get our feet back on solid ground, and we commit to getting the intensity back asap..” I feel that there are times that

    NOT GOING BACKWARDS IS STILL A STEP FORWARD!

    Keep up the good work!!

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