I can honestly say this year was the year of learning on how to live on less, but still, pay off debt. Too many times, I hear people say they do not have the income to get out of debt or save. I am calling all times of bullshit on that excuse. Its all about your priorities and what you want in life. One of my goals is to be debt free, so I can do more. Not just for myself but those around me. This year, I increased my credit score drastically without hiring some credit expert, I have saved money, and I have paid more on my student loans than ever before. Oh did I mention my income has gone drastically down from not only previous years but from what I was making at the start of the year to now?
Around the last week of December I was tweeting with Candice about student loan debt and more. Sharing how that year I had paid off $30,000 worth of debt. Well, thats the same plan this year. Paying off $30,000 worth of student loan debt. The exact amount is $28,667.89 which comprises of 5 separate loans. As mention in this article on tackling debt while a small business owner, I have a amassed a stupid amount of debt before I was even 25 and I am fixing it now. If all goes to plan I will be debt free before 32.