In today’s edition, we take a look at the Debt Movement. I’ve partnered with other bloggers and Ready For Zero in a campaign to help thousands of people pay down $10 million worth of debt in 90 days. The Debt Movement begins on February 1st, so there’s still time to sign up!
But even better news: I’m a $1,000 scholarship sponsor for the Debt Movement! Combined, we’re giving away over $15,000 in scholarships to people who are committed to conquering their debt. Join the Movement and, while you’re at it, apply for a scholarship–but only if you’re truly committed.
Like Jeff Rose of GoodFinancialCents.com, who’s spearheading the movement, I’ve personally seen the freeing effects that getting rid of debt can have on your life. Carrie, our contributor on debt topics here at PT Money is also a part of the community there at The Debt Movement. I hope you’ll join Carrie, Jeff, and I, and let this be the year you finally make some progress towards being debt free.
Best Quick Money Tips
How I Paid Off $90,000 in Debt in Three Years – Stories of people paying down massive amounts of debt never get old. There are some great ideas in this girl’s story.
Prepare for Financial Aid Changes in 2013 – Do you have a child heading off to college in the fall? There’s still a lot that’s up in the air about federal financial assistance programs.
The Ultimate Guide to Managing Your Day-to-Day Finances – This is an epic post. A great primer and starting point for anyone ready to get serious about their money.
Quarterly Estimated Taxes: Due Dates and Payment Strategies – Those who are self-employed or freelancers will find this post especially helpful.
How to Save Money on Just About All of Your Regular Monthly Bills – When you think you’ve done all you can do to save money and you can’t possibly cut any more corners, this post reminds you that there’s always something you can trim.
More Quick Money Tips
How to Lose a Million Dollars from Real Estate – Even if you’ll never have a million dollars, there are lessons to be learned from here about our dealings with real estate.
5 Products to Buy Now Before Prices Jump – There are some items at an all-time low right now, but as 2013 progresses, their prices are projected to rise. Some of the items might surprise you.
Remarriage Requires Math – Obviously, no one is going to tell you to quench love, true love, but this article reminds you of some important things to consider if you’re heading down the path of remarriage.
10 Best Public Colleges, Lowest Debt at Graduation – And, in case your child is headed to college in the fall and hasn’t made up his/her mind about where to go, this list from Kiplinger’s could help make that decision. These schools rank high because of their academic quality and because their financial support has helped keep overall student debt more manageable.
7 Secrets About Life and Career from Office Space – Because who doesn’t love Office Space?
Latest Carnivals: Carnival of Personal Finance #396