Knocking down debt with the snowball method – another update

Eight years ago, I was single, working as a newspaper reporter and living on my own in an apartment. Oh, yeah. I was also buried in debt – student loans, credit cards, car payments, you name it. It’s not something I’m proud of, but as I’ve chronicled here in the past, I put all thisContinue reading “Knocking down debt with the snowball method – another update”

Why did I spend so much?

For somebody who still has a lot of debt from college to manage, I like to think I’m good with money. Not great, but good. My wife always tells me she thinks I’m better at it, especially since I’m meticulous about keeping a written, balanced checkbook ledger. I try very hard to be frugal. SometimesContinue reading “Why did I spend so much?”