Finance Book of the Month – The Meaningful Money Handbook

As I make progress towards becoming debt free, I am making it a priority to educate myself more about money. I want to have a better understanding of handling finances, financial mindsets and many other useful topics. My favourite way of doing this is reading. This is a part of my journey that I'm particularly keen to share with you as I believe you could get a lot of value from it. This month I would like to share the Meaningful Money Handbook. Finance book of the month - The Meaningful Money Handbook Published Read more [...]
My plan for retirement while I pay off my debt

My plan for retirement while I pay off my debt

My Debt Diary is a place for me to share my debt free journey. I update you every two weeks on my progress and share tips and advice as I build my own financial knowledge along the way. It is very much about what is happening now and in the short term. But what about the long term? I am very focused on my mission to pay off all of my debt, however I have to think about the future too. Here is my plan for retirement while I pay off my debt. My savings amount will be progressive and will grow once Read more [...]
your debt diary - ljsdebtfreejourney

Your Debt Diary – Laura from @ljsdebtfreejourney

When I first began following the Debt Free Community on Instagram I was drawn in by the stories everyone would share about their debt free journeys. I find it fascinating to read about the progress others are making and also reassuring to know that I am not the only one in my position. Your Debt Diary is a guest blog series by money bloggers and members of the debt free community for My Debt Diary. Each week someone new will share their debt story. This week Laura from @ljsdebtfreejourney shares Read more [...]
how I paid off my first credit card

How I paid off my first credit card

A couple of weeks ago I finished paying off my first credit card! It had been a goal of mine for over two months and I cannot describe to you how good it felt to phone my bank and close that account. As soon as I hung up the phone I did a happy dance around the kitchen. I'm not joking. Be thankful you didn't witness those moves. For many people starting out on their debt free journey, getting rid of that first debt total might seem like an impossible mission. To help motivate and guide you, here Read more [...]